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Fire Trucks?

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by Winter Land Man, Mar 3, 2012.

  1. Winter Land Man

    Winter Land Man Senior Member
    Messages: 723

    Anyone got any photos of their town's fire trucks? I've been into them lately...
  2. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    I'm into hot chicks on fire trucks.;)
  3. DrakeSabitch

    DrakeSabitch Senior Member
    Messages: 119

    Last edited: Mar 3, 2012
  4. Oshkosh

    Oshkosh PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,655

    Here is one of Jackson Nh Macks...
    We used to borrow it to clean out culverts.lol

  5. Maine_Train

    Maine_Train Senior Member
    Messages: 462

    "Ditto" on Northeast Fire News, and here's another one I like: Central New York Fire Trucks. It used to be just Oneida, Herkimer, and a few other counties, now it's the entire state, even a few from the "Big Apple."

    In the late Seventies, I belonged to a couple of departments near Rome and Utica. The CNY site has pics of two or three of the trucks from when I was there.
    I left my old dept. here in Maine in 2000, and sometime before that, I picked up one of those "quality used fire apparatus" newspapers, and saw a pumper for sale that had belonged to one of the NY depts. I had been on. I had driven it for training one night, the first time I ever drove a vehicle with a diesel engine and air brakes.
    Kind of a shocker to see it retired, when I was still doing the same stuff as I did twenty-something years before. [​IMG]
  6. mike6256

    mike6256 Senior Member
    Messages: 286

    Here is a few of mine. ussmileyflag

  7. DrakeSabitch

    DrakeSabitch Senior Member
    Messages: 119

    Hey mike6256, do you by chance go to the spring melt fire show at the Ag Hall in allentown?
  8. BossPlow2010

    BossPlow2010 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,069

    Do you draft often? Because I noticed the suction hose on the front, ours is an 5" supply line with a stortz. If we draft, we pull along side the water supply:
    The aerial in the first pic, is that 75 or 100'

    And to the OP, would you like to see a specific truck,
    Eg. Rescue, aerial, haz mat, pumper, tech rescue, or just anything?
  9. basher

    basher PlowSite Fanatic
    from 19707
    Messages: 8,993

  10. fordtruck661

    fordtruck661 Senior Member
    from CT
    Messages: 404

  11. mike6256

    mike6256 Senior Member
    Messages: 286

    Yes, I have been there a few times. We had a table there a few years back to get rid of a bunch of STUFF. It is not a real big event, mostly older things. If you have something specific you are looking for it may be there. I would not go our of my way to go.
  12. mike6256

    mike6256 Senior Member
    Messages: 286

    We draft 95% of the time. We have only 8 hydrants in our first due area. The engine is 1000 gallons and the tanker is 3000. We place the fold a tank in front of the engine, swing in the suction and go to work.
    That is a E-One 105' aerial.
  13. DrakeSabitch

    DrakeSabitch Senior Member
    Messages: 119

    Nice, just curious, i have been going the last 3 years and will be going this year as well. Its a fun show, a lot of cool stuff.
  14. Grotonems5

    Grotonems5 Member
    from Vermont
    Messages: 47

    Here are ours, Groton, VT

    Engine 1 is a 2001 Fort Garry Freightliner

    Tanker 1 is a 1990 Ford L8000

    Old E-1 is a 1954 Chevy 4400




  15. blazer_kid

    blazer_kid Member
    Messages: 56

  16. CHasselberger

    CHasselberger Member
    Messages: 44

    Here are some shots of my former department. The first is a 1993 Seagrave/FWD/Baker 95' AerialScope. The second is a 2009/10 Pierce Arrow XT 500/1500. The third is a 1992 Seagrave 750/1500.


    Pierce Engine.jpg

  17. GMD1984

    GMD1984 Senior Member
    Messages: 123

    here is my tanker be for it got delivered

    Almost done, looks good..jpg

    Coming to a firehouse near you.jpg
  18. LawnProLandscapes

    LawnProLandscapes PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,129

    Here's a few of my departments rigs. First is our engine 1991 fmc with 1500 gpm pump 1000 gal. tank, second is our tanker which is a mid 90's ford and holds 2000 gal. thirds is our 1993 e-one quint. has 75' ladder, had our aerial inspection done today so we cleaned it up after and did a couple minor repairs to it. we have 3 other trucks not pictured, can be seen on cnyfiretrucks.com go to herkimer county, then to dolgeville.




  19. LawnProLandscapes

    LawnProLandscapes PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,129

    that pierce is beautiful, wish we could get one. were currently doing specs through e-one for a new heavy rescue, would much rather it be a pierce.
  20. CHasselberger

    CHasselberger Member
    Messages: 44

    My current department. Clinton VFD. First up is Truck 25 a 1992 PemFab with 100ft LTI ladder. Purchased from the Berwyn Heights VFD. Second is Eng 251 a 2007 Pierce Dash 500/2000 2-stage 1000ft 5". Eng 255 a 1999 Pierce Dash 500/2250 single stage 1000ft 5". Water Supply 25 a 1986 Pierce Lance 500/2000 single stage 2000ft 5". 1976 Kenworth retired water supply unit.