Whatâ€™s Up Osceola - New Fire Engine in Poinciana
The new fire engine represents more than a half-million dollars invested in public safety. The new Sutphen Corporation Monarch will provide the communityâ€™s first responders with equipment that has increased reliability, added features and a lower cost of maintenance. The 2022 model apparatus is equipped with a 450hp Cummins engine, a 1,000-gallon capacity water tank, and the ability to carry 1,000 feet of 5â€ť hose and 450 feet of 1 Âľâ€ť hose.
Station 65, currently located at 1201 Cypress Parkway, provides fire and emergency medical service coverage to the community of Poinciana, and has responded to more than 2,200 calls for service so far in 2022 â€“ a 20 percent increase from the same time period in 2019.