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Raleigh's New Ladder Truck Offers Special Twists, Turns

Posted November 5, 2004 7:43 a.m. EST

— The Raleigh Fire Department's newest rig is definitely turning some heads.

The 65-foot-long Tiller Truck has two steering wheels and two drivers who drive at the same time.

It can swiftly swing in and out of traffic on the way to fighting fires.

The fire department spent $680,000 for the Tiller Truck.