Early in the hours of Saturday November 12 a crew of firefighters consisting Chief John Treacy President Mike Betts Mark Ridgeway Greg Conley George Zeljak Chad Keas Chuck Mulidoro Nick Mulidoro and Tom Carey Sr. headed to Media Pa. to pickup our new 1990 Pierce Heavy Rescue. We headed out with 714 its first long trip away from home and Jodi Betts Tahoe which Mike borrowed. Upon our arrival at the South Media Fire Company we were greeted by a group of their members led by Chief Bob Clancy who showed us outstanding hospitality and a great lunch. Then it was time to get down to training. Bob and his men did an excellent job in training us on all aspects amp operation of our new truck. Many members of the South Media Fire Company spouses amp children stopped by through the day to say goodbye to their trusted rescue. Early the next morning and after a hearty breakfast for the ride home we headed out and only after a navigational error by a few we made it into quarters around 1600hrs on Sunday November 13.