Its a shame that needed equipment for any firehouse is being stopped from entering the building. I just wonder if the Chiefs are getting looked upon by the city council as not spending the money in the budget properly for upkeep. This equipment gets used numerous times a day, I know at my firehouse the washing machine; and the dishwasher are ran at least twice aday. Probably more in New York. Just a thought, but did the Fire Trucks that got donated go through all the proper channels? That organization can send equipment to my department as a donation without any questions, except for the address so a thank you letter can be sent.