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Bethlehem Fire Department unveils new set of wheels

Published On: Apr 01 2013 08:00:00 PM EDT   Updated On: Apr 02 2013 05:49:04 PM EDT

A Lehigh Valley fire department is beefing up its fleet.

BETHLEHEM, Pa. -

A Lehigh Valley fire department is beefing up its fleet.

The Bethlehem Fire Department received a new fire engine at its station on East 4th Street on Tuesday.

The truck can carry the usual firefighting equipment, plus rescue equipment and 500 gallons of water, officials said.

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Three firefighters will be on board the engine at all times.

The new truck cost the city about $500,000.