spare fire truck, anyone?

My friends in Arequipa, Peru, are looking for a new fire truck.  They like the following one they found on Fentonfire.com.  It’s a 2002 Pierce 61′ Skyboom.

http://www.fentonfire.com/ladders_and_quints/listing.php?lid=2946

Fire truck - 2002 Pierce 61 Skyboom Quint 2250-500 Foam - Fentonfire-com

The fire equipment in Arequipa is in really bad shape. 

Practice your Spanish by reading this recent article – but essentially it says that the fire equipment in Arequipa is in really bad shape:

http://www.rpp.com.pe/2011-05-06-vehiculos-de-companias-de-bomberos-de-arequipa-en-pesimas-condiciones-noticia_362898.html

HERE’S WHAT THEY HAVE:

Old Peruvian 187 Ambulance - Arequipa Bomberos Damaged Electronic Siren - Bomberos, Arequipa

How can you help?  To donate, please contact me at steve (at) exchangestudentstories (dot) com.

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