Possum Kingdom West Volunteer Fire Department Chief Jim Edmondson, left, and firefighter Patrick Edmondson show the 5-ton truck the department obtained through a grant from the Texas Forest Service. The truck, given to TFS from Fort Sill, Okla., has a 1,000 gallon water tank installed by PK West VFD, a diesel pump for the tank, painted, rails installed on the bed for firefighter safety, the grille reinforced and other modifications to make it ready. The chief said the department spent $28,000 on the vehicle.
(Mark Engebretson)