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Alexandria bringing vehicle fleet out for ‘Tons of Trucks’ event this weekend

An Alexandria Fire Dept. truck heads to a call (staff photo by Jay Westcott)

There’s a basic underlying principle behind an event this weekend that’s applicable to all ages, from children to seniors: trucks are cool.

The city is bringing its vehicle fleet out to Chinquapin Park (3210 King Street) for Tons of Trucks 2023 on Saturday, Sept. 9, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

The event will give vehicle enthusiasts a chance to get behind the wheel of a fire truck, police car, DASH bus and more. Tons of Trucks also serves as a meet and greet for the people who work with those vehicles.

Tickets to attend are $5 per person.

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