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Owens Cross Roads VFD in contest to win new engine

OWENS CROSS ROADS, AL (WAFF) - Owens Cross Roads Volunteer Fire Department has the opportunity to receive a free commercial pumper fire engine.

Owens Cross Roads is the only VFD in the southeast selected to participate in this competition.

The Owens Cross Roads Volunteer Fire Department serves a rural community with a population of about 3,600 in Madison County.

They currently have two stations and 20 active members.

The department provides structural and wildland fire suppression, rescue operations and emergency medical services to the district and neighboring communities.

In their response area of 122 square miles, they provide fire protection to a nursing home, three schools, a fireworks factory and numerous one and two story homes.

For the second consecutive year, E-ONE asked departments throughout the United States to tell their stories for an opportunity to win a new Tradition ES fire truck.

Voting ends at 1:00 p.m. on August 27th. 

The winner will be announced at 3:00 p.m. on August 27th in booth 3549 (McCormick Place) during the 2010 International Association of Fire Chiefs.

To vote for Owens Cross Roads VFD, visit E-one's website. You can click "vote" and enter your information. You should choose "not sure" when the purchase would be and "commercial pumper" for the type of apparatus.

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