Thermal imaging equipment sought

Sponsors are being sought to assist the Mount Vernon Volunteer Fire Department in purchasing a portable thermal imaging machine. The cost of the device is $8,000 to $12,000.
Fire Chief Robert Zinn explained that the device would allow firefighters to locate “hot spots” within the interior walls of a structure. For a listing of the advantages the equipment would provide, see the February 9 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.