Bids for Ford L-9000

Public Notice: Invitation to Bid

The City of Winthrop hereby invites sealed bids for the purchase of a used 1989 Ford L-9000 Fire Tanker. The vehicle details are as follows:

Vehicle Information:

  • Make: Ford
  • Model: L-9000
  • Year: 1989
  • Mileage: 11,500 miles
  • Engine: 240 horsepower Cummins
  • Tank Capacity: 3000 Gallons, stainless steel with baffles
  • Dump Capacity: 2x 10” dumps
  • Water Intake: 3” inlet and 2” inlet
  • Pump: 3” Honda Pump (purchased and installed in 2014)
  • Additional Features: 3000 Gallon drop tank on the side
  • Tires: New in 2014, in “like new” condition
  • Maintenance: General maintenance performed by LB’s Repair
  • Weight Rating: 18,000lb front axle

Included Equipment:

  • Siren/Light Bar

Prospective bidders are encouraged to inspect the vehicle prior to submitting bids. The vehicle is being sold as-is, where-is, with no warranties expressed or implied.

Bidding Process:

  • Sealed bids must be submitted to the City Administrator’s Office no later than March 22, 2024.
  • Bids must be clearly marked “Bid for 1989 Ford L-9000 Fire Tanker”.
  • Bidders must include their contact information along with the bid.

The City reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids, to waive any informality in the bidding process, and to accept the bid that is in the best interest of the City.

For inquiries or to schedule an inspection, please contact Michael Looft at 507-647-5306.

City of Winthrop contact information is:

City of Winthrop


Winthrop, MN 55396

Bids can also be emailed to, please include “Bid for 1989 Ford L-9000 Fire Tanker.”


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