Fire Department Purchases New SUV

The Smithfield Fire Department will be added a new SUV to its fleet.

At their January meeting, the Smithfield Town Council approved the purchase of a Chevy Tahoe four wheel drive SUV for the fire department.

The fire department received three bids . Capital Chevrolet in Raleigh submitted a bid of $38,347.91. Kenly Chevrolet bid $39,608. Deacon Jones Chevrolet in Smithfield bid $36,960.

The purchased was approved with the low bidder, Deacon Jones Chevrolet.

The SUV will replace a 2001 Ford Expedition.