Covington Fire Dept has a new John Deer

This is pretty cool! The Covington fire Department has placed a 2016 John Deer 825i gator into service. This unit is equipped with a 75 gallon water tank, a pump along with 200 feete of 1 inch forestry hose, 200 feet of 3/4 inch forestry hose along with basic first aid kit, winch and stokes basket carrier. This versatile unit will be used for brush fires, off road serarch and resuce calls and for special events to help fire and rescue access areas quicker. It was all funded from the Virginia Department of Fire Programs.