technology firm donates new truck to FDNY for Squad 18
February 14, 2002 - Employees of Ariba, Inc., a California-based
technology firm, raised more than $350,000 to purchase a new Seagrave
Pumper Truck for the New York City Fire Department. The Pumper Truck,
presented to Special Operations Command Squad 18, replaces the rig
that was destroyed on September 11th, 2001.
18 lost seven members during the attacks on the World Trade Center.
The new apparatus prominently displays the names of the seven members
who bravely gave their lives rescuing thousands of people for the
Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta, Chief of Department Daniel
Nigro, Ariba CEO Robert Calderoni, along with Ariba employees and
family members, joined members of Squad 18 in dedicating the new
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close-up view of the new apparatus. |
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