Hornbeak Fire Department
  Hornbeak, Tennessee
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Tanker Build Progress

Follow the build progress of our new tanker from Midwest Fire in Luverne Minnesota on this page. I will update with progress reports and photos as they are supplied by the manufacturer. 


                                  click the link above to go to the Midwest Fire website
  • AFG award notification Jan 2, 2011
  • Bid pkgs mailed out Jan 12, 2011
  • Bid opening Jan 28, 2011
  • Bids reviewed by officers and decision made
  • Award notification Feb 2, 2011 to Midwest Fire - Luverne, Mn
  • Contract signed and returned to Midwest Fire Feb 3, 2011
  • Chassis in stock and production to beging immediately
  • Projected completion date April 2011
  • Just recv'd information from factory and tanker will be ready end of March !
  • Invoice recv'd from factory and AFG funds requested
  • Plans made to pickup Tanker in Luveren, Mn first week of April
  • Tanker picked up at factory on April 4, 2011
  • Arrived back in Hornbeak on April 6, 2011
  • Tanker put in service after driver training and pump operations traning
  • Made its first run on April 16, 2011 on a mutual aid call with Samburg VFD
See the progress of our new Midwest Fire - 2000 gallon tanker - 750 gpm pump - Freightliner diesel. I will post pic's of build number "2210" from the factory as provided to me.














                                                 The finished product !

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