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Waukegan (IL) Officials Hold Dedication Ceremony for New ARFF Truck

The Waukegan (IL) Fire Department, Waukegan National Airport, Waukegan Port District and Waukegan Airport tenants recently held the dedication ceremony for a new Rosenbauer Panther Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Truck (ARFF), reports DailyHerald.com.

Fire and port district officials worked together for more than a year to design the truck’s specifications, which have it at over 12 feet tall, 10 feet wide and about 40 feet long. The truck, purchased by the Waukegan National Airport and tenants, is equipped with a 3,100-gallon water tank, 420 gallons of firefighting foam and 500 pounds of dry chemical extinguishing agent.

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