Originally written on Fox Sports Southwest  |  Last updated 7/3/13
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas native Lance Berkman was looking for a way to help out the residents of West after the April 17 explosion devastated the town. A fire truck seemed like the perfect fit. Berkman will make the donation of a Ford Commercial Pumper Fire Truck to the West Volunteer Fire Department official Saturday as part of the City of West night. Wednesday Berkman got to show off the truck, which is a refurbished 1998 model that has Berkman's No. 27 on the side of it as well as the West Volunteer FD logo. "Whoever came up the idea of doing this originally it was a great idea," said Berkman. "It's unbelievable (the explosion). You can't imagine the destruction on that level. I haven't been there personally and seen the devastation first hand but from all accounts, it's an unimaginable type explosion that leveled several city blocks. I don't think until you've experienced something like that you'd know what it would be like." The Rangers worked with the Arlington Fire Depa...
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