The Stantonsburg (N.C.) Police Department has completed its emergency evacuation fleet, with a 2.5-ton medium tactical vehicle, a Humvee, and a mobile generator, Police Chief Orlando Rosario announced on Facebook.
Rosario announced the acquisition of the Humvee last month. The MY-1995 military vehicle has 7,000 miles on it and is listed for $63,000. The town got it for free from a federal military surplus program, according to The Wilson Times. Rosario said the vehicle would be used to “protect and serve our community and reach those that are stranded during inclement weather.”
The latest addition to the fleet, announced Aug. 17, is a medium tactical vehicle valued at $104,000. Rosario said the price for all three units is more than $205,000, but the town received them for free.
“While we are a smaller department, we have flooding issues like everyone else due to our geographical location. With these tools, hopefully we can better serve our county, town and citizens,” he wrote on Facebook.