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9:10 am
Thu April 11, 2013

Fleet Of City, County Vehicles Ready For Auction

Cars are lined up by type at the auction. Rex Dye (right) supervises the auction for the city and county.
Credit Ben Bradford / WFAE

Between police cars, fire trucks, dump trucks, construction equipment, and other staff cars, the City of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County have nearly 5,000 vehicles in their combined fleet. Aging or damaged vehicles are sold off at auction twice a year, with the next auction taking place this Saturday.

WFAE's Ben Bradford tours the auction site and discovers who buys a used fire truck.

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