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Waveland Receives Four New Fire Trucks

The Waveland Fire Department has taken a giant step forward in its Katrina recovery efforts. Friday, the Sunbelt Fire Corporation delivered four of the department's five new fire trucks.

Waveland lost 11 fire truck during the storm. The new trucks were custom designed for city specification. Each truck comes complete with all of the bells and whistles for modern day fire fighting.

FEMA is paying for the trucks valued at $1.4 million.

Mayor Tommy Longo says the new arrivals will not only help to protect lives and property, they will also help protect the city's class 5 fire rating.

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