Rochester's New Fire and Rescue Boat Arrives at Port of Rochester


Rochester's new fire and rescue boat has arrived at the Port of Rochester.

The fire department says Marine 1 provides improved fire, rescue and medical water-based response capabilities.

It is a 37 foot boat and replaces a 17-foot recreational motor boat.

It's capable of simultaneously rescuing 6-to-8 people and pumping more than1500 gallons per minute of water or fire suppression foam.

RFD firefighters have been training for the last nine months.

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