Charleston Fire Department gets 2 new fire engines

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- Two new fire engines were delivered to the Charleston Fire Department recently, replacing two older engines that were in use at Station 12 and Station 20.

The older engines were moved to the reserve fleet, officials said.

"The addition of these two engines continues the City's commitment to upgrading the fleet with state of the art apparatus," said Deputy Fire Chief John Tippet. "The increased firefighting capacity, improved safety features, equipment upgrades, and standardization of the fleet are providing the firefighting force with the best tools to protect the community."