Company's ladder truck put into service

October 02, 1998

The Westminster Fire Engine and Hose Company put its new ladder truck into service yesterday and retired its 1969 truck.

The Emergency One HP105 has a 105-foot aerial platform ladder and cost $683,000 that was funded with a county bond, said Jay Nusbaum, a member of the ladder truck committee.

The fire department has had the truck for some time but has been training its personnel to drive and operate it.

Police

Westminster: A Charles Street resident told police Wednesday that property was stolen from his unlocked vehicle. The loss was estimated at $140.

Westminster: A Wakefield Valley Road resident told police Tuesday his vehicle was stolen from the Cranberry Mall parking lot. The loss was estimated at $18,000.

Westminster: A Pennsylvania Avenue resident told police Tuesday that his truck window was broken. Damage was estimated at $150.

Fire

Westminster: Firefighters from Westminster and Reese responded at 5: 41 p.m. Wednesday to an odor of smoke in the 200 block of E. Green St. Units were out 20 minutes.

Pub Date: 10/02/98

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