Senator Hurtado Presents Ceremonial Check to Tulare City Fire Station for New Fire Engine

TULARE, CA – Senator Melissa Hurtado (D-Bakersfield) presented a ceremonial check to the Tulare City Fire Station celebrating $1 million the Senator secured in the state budget for public safety equipment, specifically for Tulare City Fire Station to purchase a new fire engine.

“It was a privilege to join community members, firefighters and local leaders in celebrating this important budget win for public safety that will empower our first responders to continue meeting the city’s needs for generations to come,” said Senator Hurtado.

“The Tulare City Council is extremely grateful for the continued support of Senator Melissa Hurtado for the City of Tulare,” said Terry Sayre, Mayor of Tulare. “Our partnership with Senator Hurtado and her willingness to support public safety for our citizens is unmatched. The recent funding received will go towards the purchase of a new fire engine, which will give the City of Tulare Fire Department the ability to continually meet the demands of our citizens and elevate firefighter safety while responding to over 7,000+ calls a year.  It is with deep gratitude we thank Senator Melissa Hurtado for her support and valued partnership.”

“The City of Tulare management team is very grateful to Senator Melissa Hurtado and her staff for their efforts to secure funding for a needed new fire engine. We look forward to our ongoing partnership to address the public safety and other important needs of the community,” said City Manager Marc Mondell.