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New fire rescue vehicle may be put to the test by Tropical Storm Imelda

The Cy-Fair Fire Department used lessons from Harvey to prepare for future flooding. The department pioneered the design of a re-outfitted military surplus vehicle. It has a hydraulic lift gate to help evacuate people who cannot walk, and ladders that help stranded people climb out of chest-high water.