Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Grantham Firefighters Get New Truck Thanks to Isuzu

Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Grantham Firefighters Get New Truck Thanks to Isuzu

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Byline: Chris smith chris.smith@bigrigs.com.au

AS IT prepares for the looming fire season, the Grantham Rural Fire Brigade took possession of a new Isuzu 4x4 truck and Isuzu genset yesterday, replacing vehicles lost when an inland tsunami tore through the town on January 10.

Grantham Rural Fire Brigade Vivienne Jamieson first officer said the town was in recovery mode and yesterday's gesture from Isuzu Australia Limited (IAL) could not have come at a better time.

aThis vehicle will replace the two that we lost during the floods, so it'll be a help especially when the fire season starts again,a she said.

With the fire season expected within three months, Ms Jamieson said high temperatures had already caused grasses to die back,and it was definitely time for the firefighters to get ready.

IAL managing director and chief executive officer Yuki Murata said Queenland had been a strong and successful market for Isuzu, and the company had built a strong relationship with QRFS. …

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