BEDFORD, Va. (WFXR) — Rolling in, just in time for Virginia fall fire season the Bedford Fire Department is adding a brand new brush truck to their fleet.

The Bedford Fire Department says Brush 1 is a red 2022 Ford F550 purchased through Atlantic Emergency Solutions to replace the previous brush truck a 2006 Ford F550.

Firefighters say the upgrades include being higher off the ground, a front mounted turret, more compartment space, a 300 gallon water tank, and a 30 gallon foam tank. The truck also has two nozzles that sweep the ground with water during a grass or field fire. If needed fast a water pump can now be turned on inside the truck.