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Ford rescue concept truck pressed into service to help tornado victims

by Scott Burgess (RSS feed) on May 2nd, 2012 at 9:59AM

From show floor to evacuation route, one concept vehicle got the chance to test it's meddle in the real world. The Ford F-550 Super Duty Rescue Truck was created to demonstrate extreme rescue capabilities not actually use them. It first went on display in February at the Chicago Auto Show. But on April 3, with just two miles on its odometer, this concept vehicle found itself in the thick of a real-life rescue mission. A series of devastating tornadoes had ripped through Arlington, Texas, overwhelming every fire-rescue department in the region. Destruction was everywhere. Worse yet, many... Read More

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