Madison fire station unveils first-ever electric fire truck in the nation

MADISON, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The future of fire trucks is making its nationwide debut here in Wisconsin.

The first-ever all electric engine is in use at a Madison fire station. The electric fire engine was made in Wisconsin by Pierce Manufacturing.

The city of Madison is aiming to be 100% renewable, sustainable by 2030.

The truck has been in service at the department since late May. It has been on nearly 200 calls without any issues.

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