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Toledo fire chief douses heat over new engine

Posted: Thursday, Dec 6th, 2012

Fire Chief Will Ewing told Toledo City Council members Wednesday that Engine 4102, above, has reached the end of its tactical life. With 137,000 miles on the odometer, banned running boards and outdated technology, the engine will be put up for sale or donated to the Toledo RFPD once a newly authorized engine is delivered. (Photo by Rick Beasley)

TOLEDO Fire Chief Will Ewing found himself in the hot seat Wednesday night as he defended a proposal to pay cash for a new, $390,000 fire engine that he claimed would last 30 years.

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