On Dec. 14, 1920, a shiny, new, red truck rumbled into Mount Vernon.

It wasn’t Santa’s sleigh come to spread early holiday cheer, but was instead the newest addition to the Mount Vernon Fire Department — Skagit County’s first motorized fire engine.

“It was something new and different than what a lot of people had,” said retired Mount Vernon firefighter Terry Hill.
– PUB DATE: 12/21/2020 12:00:00 AM – SOURCE: Skagit Valley Herald
Source: SEAFC National Fire News

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