Police & Fire

Plainfield's Fire Truck 3 is Ready to Serve

Plainfield Mayor Adrian O. Mapp Credits: Chief Frank Tidwell
Fire Chief Frank Tidwell, Union County Freeholder Linda Carter, Mayor Adrian Mapp Credits: Chief Frank Tidwell

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Honorable Mayor Adrian O. Mapp of Plainfield spoke of his administration's commitment to public safety at the ceremonial dedication of Fire Truck 3 on Saturday, Jan. 7th.

Union County Freeholder Linda Carter was on hand at Plainfield's Fire Headquarters to give the fire division a resolution from the County at the ceremony with residents in attendance.

After the symbolic "wet down", Chief Frank Tidwell declared Truck 3 is ready to serve the citizens and
businesses throughout Plainfield.

To see more photos from the ceremony, be sure to check out the Plainfield Central Fire Headquarters Facebook page.

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