East Texas fire department posts clever ‘birth announcement’ for new truck

E. Texas fire department posts clever ‘birth announcement’ for new truck

GREENVILLE, TX (KLTV) - It’s a girl! A birth announcement by an East Texas fire department is getting a lot of ‘likes’ on social media.

This new arrival wasn’t a baby, however.

The Greenville Fire Department is proud of their brand new fire engine and created a clever post on Facebook to share the news.

It's a girl! We are happy to announce the arrival of our brand new Pierce Fire Engine #1! She came into service...

Posted by Greenville Fire-Rescue on Wednesday, January 9, 2019

According to the department, the truck arrived Tuesday, "weighing 41,500 lbs and is 34' 5" long and 10' 4" tall!"

They even held a push-in ceremony alongside the original 1948 pumper truck.

The city offered congratulations to the proud “parents” at station number one.

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