by John Riordan
Posted December 24, 2002
HHFD Gets New Ambulance
December 23, 2002 the HHFD received
their new ambulance -- 25-EMS-2. The cost was $152,000
and paid for by a 2002 legislative grant from Trenton.
Here are the first photos -- moments after arrival.
The ambulance it replaces was acquired in 1983 and has 45,000
miles. It was partially refurbished in 1995 with a new
chassis after its engine caught fire in September 1994. Once
decommissioned, the DPW will use it to carry sewer cameras.
of New Ambulance
of Hasbrouck Heights dedicated their new ambulance during
a brief ceremony 2:30 p.m., Saturday, January 25, 2003.
Due to the below freezing temperatures, the ceremony was conducted
inside the Fire Department's temporary headquarters on Central
The Department in full dress uniform was joined by members
of the public for a program that included comments by Mayor
William J. Torre, District 38 Assemblywoman Rose Marie Heck,
Fire Chief Robert Thomasey, Fire Commissioner Justin A. DiPisa
and Deputy Fire Commissioner Andrew Link III. Tours
of the new ambulance were given by Fire Department personnel.
Light refreshments were served. [Photos