La Crosse's fire department gets another resource.
thanks to a local business' donation.
Clason Buick G-M-C is giving the department a new
They showed it off at the dealership this afternoon.
It's a donation worth more than 14-thousand dollars.
In the scheme of things, I guess, we can help save
a life or assist in some rescue, it's a small price
The bright red a-t-v is equipped with an E-M-S cot
so they can transport a patient.
That will be especially helpful in places their trucks
can't get to.
like the bluffs where the department was part of a
handful of rescues last year.
This vehicle is really going to make our lives a lot
easier when it comes to emergency response, we're
going to have so many more options, we're going to
have so many more options in ways to serve our community.
The fire department also plans to use it at events
like Riverfest and Oktoberfest.
They're also looking for a trailer to hitch onto the