Chino Hills Ford to Showcase Legendary 1988 Fire Truck at Family-Friendly Event

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Southern California’s premier Ford dealer welcomes families to experience free fire truck rides from 11:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, December 20, 2014 at its newly-remodeled Chino location

1988 Ford C-800 Fire Truck at Chino Hills Ford

This is a unique opportunity for area residents to enjoy a little bit of old, and a little bit of new. Fire truck enthusiasts can take a trip down memory lane around our lot – and check out the latest Ford inventory at our recently renovated store, too.

WaltersBayer-owned Chino Hills Ford invites families and children of all ages to enjoy a special addition to its lot – a fully-operational 1988 Ford fire truck that once served two fire departments in Southern Illinois. Complimentary rides and photo opportunities are available at the dealership’s Chino Hills Parkway location from 11:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, December 20, 2014.

“This is a unique opportunity for area residents to enjoy a little bit of old, and a little bit of new,” said Jamey Watson, General Manager at Chino Hills Ford. “Fire truck enthusiasts can take a trip down memory lane around our lot – and check out the latest Ford inventory at our recently renovated store, too.”

The 1988 C-800 fire truck was built at Ford’s “Kentucky Truck – Jefferson County” plant in late 1987, and features a Caterpillar 3208 diesel engine with up to 250 horsepower. After the addition of special pumping equipment by FMC Inc. in Tipton, Indiana, the 1988 model was in service for over 25 years at the Godfrey and Alton, Illinois fire departments (located near St. Louis, Missouri at the Southern Illinois border). Chino Hills Ford acquired the fire truck from Morrow Brothers Ford in Greenville, Illinois following its 2013 retirement.

About Chino Hills Ford:
Chino Hills Ford is a WaltersBayer Automotive Group-owned dealership in Chino, CA. With over two decades of experience selling top-quality new and used cars, SUVs and trucks, Chino Hills Ford consistently surpasses the sales volume and inventory of its competition. Chino Hills Ford is a premier Ford dealer in Southern California, and is Chino’s leading Ford dealer based on customer service and satisfaction surveys.

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