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New storm trucks for SES units - The Northern Daily Leader

by | August 8, 2015

THE local SES is riding high after news it will receive a new state-of-the-art tanker on the back of winning a community grant this week. 

Tamworth, along with Inverell SES, will take delivery of the new trucks by August, replacing vehicles which are almost 30 years old.

Minister for Emergency Services David Elliott said the trucks, valued at more than $200,000, feature a six metre mast with LED lights, hydraulic generator, protection bar fitted with a winch and will be able to respond to flood rescues and storm emergencies, such as roof and large tree operations, as well as land searches.

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