Royal wins bid for new engine
December 17, 2020
This year has been extremely hard on small-town fire departments. Within the past two months alone, the Royal Volunteer Fire Department has responded to six calls in the area.
On a brighter note, department members recently received exciting news: They are now the proud new owners of another fire truck.
On Nov. 2, the Bloomfield Rural Fire District, opened bids on a 1999 GMC Topkick 7500 Midwest Pumping Unit fire truck.
Royal firefighters, with the help of the Orchard Rural Fire Board, submitted a bid.
Royal Fire Chief Gary Ober received a phone call the first week of December stating bi...