Kentucky fire department honors high school shooting victims with new truck

  • Source: WPSD-TV NBC 6 Paducah
  • Published: 02/23/2021 12:00 AM

VIDEO: There is not an expiration date for honoring those lost to tragic events. That is why a local fire department has come together to honor victims of the Marshall County High School Shooting in 2018. The Possum Trot-Sharpe Fire Department dedicated their new truck to Bailey Holt and Preston Cope. It happened behind Sharpe Elementary School Saturday morning. The new truck has both of their pictures and signatures designed onto both sides of the big red truck. Fire Chief Rick Pershing said his team had the idea after buying the truck from South Dakota. "Being able to see a tribute on this truck that services this community especially Sharpe Elementary where both Preston and Bailey went to school, it will be a healing for everybody," said Pershing. "Those that have looked at it so far have agreed." The fire department invited the families of Preston and Bailey to a private viewing of the truck.


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