Thunder Bay Fire Rescue is expected to get a new pumper fire truck this year under an existing contract. The final approval will be sought at today’s city council meeting.

A recommendation to council prepared by Dave Paxton, deputy fire chief, explains that the 2019 and 2020 capital budgets for the city each included $330,000, for a total of $660,000, for the purchase of one new pumper fire truck.

Under a current contract with Fort Garry Fire Trucks Ltd. in Winnipeg, the proposed cost of the new truck would be $659,404 after an HST rebate.

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