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Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Ford gives trucks to city fire department

Posted @ 3:17 PM

The Ford Motor Company donated 10 Ford trucks and sport utility vehicles to the San Diego City Fire/Rescue Department Thursday.

The gift followed a request from fire department officials who said the department had an urgent need for heavy duty work trucks and SUVs. Ford dealers in the county located two specially equipped vehicles and gave them to the San Diego City Fire Department for immediate use.

The Ford Motor Company Fund has also contributed $100,000 to the San Diego Chapter of the American Red Cross to help with relief efforts.

Ford Motor Credit has announced it's allowing customers hit by the wildfires to put off paying one or two monthly payments, resuming their regular payment schedules when their situations improve.
Customers can call may call (800) 723-4016 to register for the Ford Motor Credit Disaster Relief Program.

- Tom Mallory, U-T Breaking News Team

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