WFFD to hold “Push In” ceremony

Wichita Falls Fire Department celebrating two new fire vehicles
Wichita Falls Fire Department.
Wichita Falls Fire Department.(KAUZ)
Published: Oct. 31, 2023 at 7:32 PM CDT
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WICHITA FALLS, Texas (KAUZ) - The City of Wichita Falls announced that the fire department will be holding an event to celebrate the department’s first two new fire vehicles.

The Wichita Falls Fire Department will be holding an official “Push In” ceremony on Thursday, November 2, at 1:30 p.m.

The ceremony will take place at Fire Station 8.

2 years ago, the Wichita Falls City Council approved $9.9 million for new fire apparatus.

The Fire department purchased 13 apparatus in total:

  • Eight Engines
  • Two Aerials
  • One Heavy Rescue
  • Two Manpower Squads.

This was a 3 ½- year process from start to finish, 1-year of planning/design, and 2 ½-years to build the apparatus.

The event will be open to the public.

Fire Station 8 is located at 2000 Southwest Parkway.