LEWISBORO, N.Y. --The Vista Fire Department announced the arrival of a new state-of-the art Ambulance on Tuesday.
Ambulance 22 is a 2015 Ford F450 Super Duty Power Stroke diesel manufactured by Life Line Emergency Vehicles of Eastford, Conn.
In consultation with Life Line, specifications for the new ambulance were made by District Manager Tom Ritchey, EMS Capt. Judy Saslow and Fire Commissioner Robin “Duffy” Price. The department will place the new ambulance into service once all equipment is moved from the old unit and all department members are trained on the new apparatus.
The ambulance being replaced is a GMC that was first commissioned by the Fire Department in 1987. The new ambulance will be on display during the VFD Open House & Recruitment Day on Saturday, March 7, fr 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Vista Firehouse, 377 Smith Ridge Road, South Salem.
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