Silverhill, AL (January 2021) – The Silverhill Fire Department announces the recent delivery of a new tanker truck. The 2021 E-One VMT2 tanker truck increases the pump capacity to 1,250 GPM and storage capacity to 2,000 gallons, stated Josh Rice, Silverhill Fire Chief. “Additionally, the new truck increased firefighter capacity to five firefighters.” Sunbelt Fire Incorporated; in Fairhope, Alabama was selected as the equipment provider. Government Capital Corporation, Southlake Texas provided the financing for the acquisition.
“Government Capital Corporation’s knowledge and expertise of the unique needs of fire departments was a great overall value to us,” remarked Josh Rice, Silverhill Volunteer Fire Department. “The tax-exempt lease purchase was a simple and straightforward process.”
“It was a privilege to work with Chief Josh Rice on this important procurement,” stated Marti Sauls of Government Capital Corporation. “This tanker truck will meet their needs for many years.”
Silverhill is located in Baldwin County with a population of 1,000. Steeped in a rich Swedish and Czech heritage, Silverhill has maintained its’ small-town charm through decades of growth and development. Silverhill’s first schoolhouse built in 1898, is now the town library. Upon entering Silverhill you will be greeted with a sign that reads, “Welcome to Silverhill, A Good Place to Live.” For more information visit, www.silverhillalabama.com.
About Government Capital Corporation
Government Capital Corporation is a leading public finance firm providing professional financial services to Fire Departments and all other local governmental entities. Since its founding in 1992, the company has successfully completed thousands of municipal financings exceeding $4 billion in Alabama and across the nation. For more information, visit www.govcap.com.