Funding Announced for Fire Truck in Heart’s Content

On Thursday Minister of Municipal Affairs and Environment, Andrew Parsons, was joined by Steve Crocker, Minister of Transportation and Works and MHA for Carbonear-Trinity-Bay de Verde, to announce funding for a new fire truck for the Town of Heart’s Content.

Also on hand for the announcement were Heart’s Content Mayor Fred Cumby and representatives of the Heart’s Content Volunteer Fire Brigade.

The new tanker truck will be cost-shared with the Provincial Government funding 80 per cent ($228,000) and the municipality funding 20 percent ($57,000) of the total. The total cost of the truck is $285,000.