EFD dedicates new fire truck to Robby Doerr

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – A fallen Evansville firefighter is being honored in a big way on Wednesday.

Robby Doerr, an Evansville Fire Department veteran, was shot and killed outside his Oakley St. home on February 26.

The fire department dedicated a brand new fire truck in Doerr’s name, continuing a tradition of memorializing fallen firefighters.

The nearly $900,000 engine features a 75-foot ladder and a 1,500-gallons-per-minute water pump.

The investigation into Doerr’s murder continues, with no suspects in custody.

His wife was arrested and charged with obstruction of justice, after police said she admitted to deleting a call from her cell phone before calling 911.

She is set to go on trial next month.

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(This story was originally published on July 10, 2019)

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