Walsenburg, CO (September 2020) – Huerfano County Fire Protection District recently announced the August delivery of a new brush truck. The Skeeter Type 5 truck offers the best of both worlds, a rugged off-road capable chassis combined with firefighting capabilities. Gerald Jerant, Fire Chief stated, “Our members worked close with Skeeter and Front Range Fire Apparatus to locate a vehicle which meets the needs of our firefighters and allows them to respond quickly. Huerfano County Fire Protection District is excited about the opportunity to put this vehicle to use in our communities.”
Government Capital Corporation, Southlake Texas provided the financing for the fire apparatus.
“Government Capital Corporation’s knowledge and expertise of the unique needs of fire departments, their facilities and equipment, was a great overall value to us,” remarked Mollie Fuller, Huerfano County Fire Protection District Executive Assistant. “Our department saved thousands of dollars in interest costs.”
“It was a privilege to work with Mrs. Fuller and Huerfano County Fire Protection District on this important procurement,” stated Lisa Hott of Government Capital Corporation. “This brush truck will meet their needs for many years.”
About Huerfano County Fire Protection District
Huerfano County Fire Protection District is an all-volunteer department with 18 volunteer firefighters. The district was founded in 1982 and has stations in Walsenburg and Chavez Arroyo. With a population of more than 6,500, the district covers 820 square miles, of which many miles are in rural communities. For more information please visit huerfanofire.org
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 billion in Colorado and the nation. For more information, visit www.govcap.com.