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New Chevy pickup truck arrives at CAL FIRE Butte Unit

The California Fire Foundation and Chevrolet teamed up to present a gift to the Butte County Fire Department

Posted: Dec 18, 2020 4:51 PM
Updated: Dec 18, 2020 6:09 PM

OROVILLE, Calif. - The California Fire Foundation and Chevrolet teamed up to present a gift to the Butte County Fire Department at a ceremony at the Butte Unit headquarters on Friday. That gift is a new Chevy pickup truck.

The brand new Chevy 2500 HD Silverado High Country Edition pickup truck will go into service as a utility vehicle, expanding the Fire Department’s ability to serve the Butte County community by supporting frontline fire response.

“It takes many kinds of vehicles besides just fire engines to do our job effectively,” said John Messina, Chief of the Butte County Fire Department and the CAL FIRE Butte Unit. “This truck will go everywhere we need it to, and will enhance our ability to protect and serve the citizens of Butte County.”

The Butte County Fire Department is thanking the California Fire Foundation, General Motors, and Oroville Chevrolet for the donation and delivery of the pickup truck.

The vehicle will be placed into service in the next few weeks after being outfitted will be outfitted with the necessary additions to Butte County Fire Department specifications,

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