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Denver Fire donates used equipment to Mexican volunteer fire department

"This donation could end up saving a life and will make a meaningful difference for the volunteer firefighters in Coahuila," said Denver Mayor Michael Hancock.

DENVER — Denver Fire Department (DFD) has made a donation of emergency equipment to a volunteer fire department in Mexico.

DFD Chief Desmond Fulton provided the donation to Chief Juan Hernandez of the San Pedro Volunteer Fire Department of Coahuila, Mexico in a ceremony last week.

This decommissioned equipment will assist San Pedro Volunteer Fire Department in its efforts to protect the lives of its citizens during fires and emergencies, said DFD.

“Rather than storing or discarding this emergency equipment, the Denver Fire Department has found a way to give it new life,” said Denver Mayor Michael Hancock.

“This donation could end up saving a life and will make a meaningful difference for the volunteer firefighters in Coahuila, Mexico and the people they serve.”

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Credit: Denver Fire Department
Credit: Denver Fire Department
Credit: Denver Fire Department
Credit: Denver Fire Department

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