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New ladder truck at Station 21 striped in TCU purple

Posted Sept. 30, 2019

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The new ladder truck serves South Hills and the TCU campus.

The Fort Worth Fire Department held its final push-in ceremony of the year when Quint 21 began its service to the South Hills neighborhood and the TCU campus.

Quint 21 is a 107-foot ladder truck that has been striped in TCU purple to show support for the university. It is also the last of six new Pierce trucks that have been placed into service this year.

Firefighters performed a traditional wet-down and push-in of the truck, which honors Capt. Keven Teague, a 24-year Fort Worth firefighter who died earlier this year from pancreatic cancer.

Station 21 is at 3501 South Hills Ave.

View a video of the dedication ceremony.

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