Mayor Skinner Signs Off On BFD’s New Engine 11
December 21, 2021, BUCKHANNON, WV: Mayor Robbie Skinner, along with BFD Captain Brian Elmore and Lieutenant Linn Baxa, traveled to Columbus, Ohio today for final inspection of Engine 11, the rescue engine that has been built for the Buckhannon Fire Department by Sutphen Corporation, who is represented by Heritage Fire Equipment. They met up with J.W. Jones, Captain with the City of Elkins Fire Department, and Harry Sutphen to look over the 100% American-made engine. While there is a final phase of equipment outfitting to be done, the manufacturing phase of the engine is now complete and the Mayor officially signed off on City’s newest addition to its Fire & Rescue fleet. Expect to see the City’s new rescue engine in a bay at the Buckhannon Safety Complex by the end of January 2022. The City of Buckhannon appreciates its partnership with the Sutphen Corporation, our colleagues in Elkins and the Elkins Fire Department.