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Blackville Fire Department Receives New Service Truck

On Thursday, October 4, the Blackville Fire Department added a new 2019 Ford F-250 to their service fleet.

Village Councillor Cindy Ross presented the keys to Fire Chief Garth Underhill.  Also in attendance were Deputy Fire Chief Christopher Sturgeon, Jamie Ouellette of Riverview Ford in Fredericton, and volunteer firemen Matthew Sturgeon, Bradley Brophy and Quinn Brophy.

This new 3/4 ton truck will be equipped with an assortment of tools and rescue equipment and will be used for traffic control and auto rescue.

Village of Blackville

Village of Blackville

The village of Blackville is governed by an elected council made up of a mayor and four councillors. Incorporated as a village in 1966, Blackville has a population of 958 and has had a long history related to forestry and salmon fishing.

5 Comments

  1. Avatar Gregory Mclean on October 30, 2018 at 9:27 pm

    Congrats to Blackville Fire Department

  2. Avatar Robbie Jardine on October 30, 2018 at 9:28 pm

    That’s pretty awesome.

  3. Avatar Lorne Amos Sr. on October 30, 2018 at 9:28 pm

    Nice vehicle and one they can use for sure.

  4. Avatar Don Warden on October 30, 2018 at 9:29 pm

    Awesome

  5. Avatar Joan Al MacKenzie on October 30, 2018 at 9:29 pm

    Nice looking truck guys and hope you won’t need it too often. Take care.

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