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Chris Terwedo, firefighter, sits at the helm of the Somerset Fire/Rescue department's newly-acquired G-3 boat, while Chief Travis Belisle looks on. The department was able to purchase it from a donor who wishes to remain anonymous for $5,500.

Somerset Fire/Rescue adds rescue boat to vehicle fleet

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Somerset Fire/Rescue Chief Travis Belisle isn't kidding when he said his department's garage was packed.

Located behind one of their two engines is their newest acquisition: a 19-foot G-3 boat.


The boat brings the number of vehicles in the department's fleet to thirteen: two engines, two tankers, one rescue truck, one rehab/command vehicle, two brush trucks, one squad car, one medical truck, one ATV (Argo) and two boats.

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