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Ata-Bexar volunteer firefighters transform military vehicle into firefighting machine

$18K grant from the Rural Volunteer Fire Department Program funded the project


SAN ANTONIO – A military vehicle has a new mission and it’s at the Ata-Bexar County Line Volunteer Fire Department.

The department converted a 1994 Steward Stevenson 2.5-ton Excess Military Vehicle into a firefighting machine.

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This was made possible thanks to an $18,000 grant through the Rural Volunteer Fire Department Program.

The Stewart Stevenson is one of over 700 military trucks transferred at no cost to volunteer departments


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