Gloucestershire fire engines are donated to Chile

One of the engines destined for Chile The Leyland DAF engines were built in 1998

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Two decommissioned fire engines have been donated by Gloucestershire Fire & Rescue Service to Chile.

Two Leyland DAF engines will head to Pitruquen, a rural community south of Temuco in the centre of the South American nation.

The fire service last gifted engines to Chile in 2006.

Gloucestershire county councillor Jeremy Hilton said: "These engines are no longer needed here but will have a big impact in Chile."

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