Gold Ridge Fire Protection District, Sebastopol, CA (March 2021) – Gold Ridge Fire Protection District announces the April 2021 delivery of a 2021 Rosenbauer Type 2 Engine-Water Tender truck. This apparatus has a 1,500-gallon storage capacity and can pump 1,000 gallons per minute. Andy Pforsich, Assistant Fire Chief of Gold Ridge Fire Protection District stated this apparatus is a combination Type 2 engine. It is the most requested for mutual aid.” 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 Andy Pforsich, Gold Ridge Assistant Fire Chief. “I appreciate the ease and straightforward nature of the process.”
“It was a privilege to work with Chief Andy Pforsich on this important procurement,” stated Stephanie Cates, Senior Vice President of Government Capital Corporation. “We take great pride in being able to provide financings that enable first responders to better serve their communities.”
About Gold Ridge Fire Protection District
Gold Ridge Fire Protection District serves the communities of Hessel, Twin Hill, Freestone, and rural Sebastopol, approximately 45 miles northeast of San Francisco. The district provides all-risk fire protection and emergency medical response across 75 square miles of rural Sonoma County. The Fire District averages 1,200 calls each year and has 20 paid and 50 volunteer fire fighters.
About Government Capital Corporation
Government Capital Corporation is a leading public finance firm providing professional financial services to Fire Protection Districts and all other local governmental entities. Since its founding in 1992, the company has successfully completed thousands of municipal financings exceeding $4.5 billion in California and across the nation. For more information, visit www.govcap.com