In 1999, José Troncoso had an idea.
It came while the veteran Portland firefighter was in Guadalajara, Mexico. The capital of the Mexican state of Jalisco, Guadalajara has been one of Portland’s sister cities since 1983. As part of that sister-city relationship, Portland was donating a fire engine to the Guadalajara Fire Department at the time.
– PUB DATE: 9/9/2019 12:00:00 AM – SOURCE: Oregon Public Broadcasting
Source: SEAFC National Fire News