City Commission with BSO Fire

Cooper City and Broward Sheriff's Office Fire Rescue Unveil State-of-the-Art Emergency Response Apparatus

COOPER CITY, Fla. — Cooper City and Broward Sheriff's Office Fire Rescue proudly unveiled the new state-of-the-art emergency response apparatus in a partnership aimed at enhancing public safety. On Friday, June 30, Fire Station 28 held a traditional push-in and wet-down ceremony to commemorate the arrival of the cutting-edge vehicle.

Cooper City is responsible for the purchase of emergency apparatus, while Broward Sheriff's Office Fire Rescue provides staffing and fleet maintenance for the city's fire-rescue services. The addition of the new apparatus enhances Cooper City's emergency response capabilities, supporting the existing 75-foot aerial and two rescue units.

The City Commission authorized the purchase of 2023 Custom Road Rescue Type 1, Rescue Transport Vehicle on a 2023 Freightliner M2 Chassis was acquired from REV Technical Center for $444,749.65. These purchases were funded by the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) of 2021, as previously approved by the City Commission on November 30, 2021. They complement the city's acquisition of a new fire engine, which was approved on August 2, 2022.

The state-of-the-art emergency response apparatus represents a significant investment in Cooper City's emergency preparedness. It reinforces the City Commission's dedication to continuously enhance public safety services and ensure a safe environment for residents.

Cooper City residents can now rely on the advanced emergency response apparatus to efficiently handle emergencies. The city remains committed to providing a secure community and maintaining its high standards of public safety.