Retired military vehicles see action during floods

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Retired military vehicles see action during floods

Sheriff’s Office obtains equipment through surplus program
Sgt. Bobbie Fender with the La Plata County Sheriff’s Office stops to pick up evacuees during recent floods north of Hermosa using a rescue vehicle obtained from a military surplus program.
A rescue vehicle owned by the La Plata County Sheriff’s Office was used during floods last month north of Durango around the 416 Fire burn area. The vehicle was obtained from a military surplus program and is sometimes used in local parades.
Evacuees board a rescue vehicle owned by the La Plata County Sheriff’s Office during recent floods north of Hermosa. The Sheriff’s Office obtained the vehicle and others for free from a military surplus program, but must pay to repair, paint and maintain the vehicles.

Retired military vehicles see action during floods

Sgt. Bobbie Fender with the La Plata County Sheriff’s Office stops to pick up evacuees during recent floods north of Hermosa using a rescue vehicle obtained from a military surplus program.
A rescue vehicle owned by the La Plata County Sheriff’s Office was used during floods last month north of Durango around the 416 Fire burn area. The vehicle was obtained from a military surplus program and is sometimes used in local parades.
Evacuees board a rescue vehicle owned by the La Plata County Sheriff’s Office during recent floods north of Hermosa. The Sheriff’s Office obtained the vehicle and others for free from a military surplus program, but must pay to repair, paint and maintain the vehicles.

Retired military vehicles see action during floods

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Retired military vehicles see action during floods

Evacuees board a rescue vehicle owned by the La Plata County Sheriff’s Office during recent floods north of Hermosa. The Sheriff’s Office obtained the vehicle and others for free from a military surplus program, but must pay to repair, paint and maintain the vehicles.

Retired military vehicles see action during floods

Sgt. Bobbie Fender drives the La Plata County Sheriff’s Office rescue truck during recent floods north of Hermosa.

Retired military vehicles see action during floods

One of two 2001 Chevrolet Kodiak C7500 trucks used during recent flooding events to evacuate residents from the mudslides. The vehicles were obtained by the La Plata County Sheriff’s Office through a military surplus program.
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