Thread: The end of an era... part 3
03-15-2004, 04:38 PM #1
The end of an era... part 3
The third incarnation of Marlborough Rescue 1 went out of service this morning at 08:00 hours.
The first incarnation of Rescue 1 was a Utilimaster box truck mounted on a GMC chassis that was put in service in the mid 1960s. It carried medical an d extrication gear.
The second incarnation of Rescue 1 was a 1980 E-One GMC quick attack rescue pumper built on a GMC medium duty chassis with a 250 GPM pump, 300 gallons of water and two preconnects and compartment space for EMS and extrication equipment.
The third incarnation of Rescue 1 was an E-One built on a 1988 Ford F-600 chassis. The Rescue featured a walk in box and carried even more "stuff" than its predecessor.
The fourth incarnation of Rescue 1 arrives on March 16th. It is a Saulsbury medium duty rescue built on a Freightliner FL-80 chassis, with a non walk in body with rollup up doors."The education of a firefighter and the continued education of a firefighter is what makes "real" firefighters. Continuous skill development is the core of progressive firefighting. We learn by doing and doing it again and again, both on the training ground and the fireground."
Lt. Ray McCormack, FDNY
03-15-2004, 09:01 PM #2
- Join Date
- Feb 2002
- New South Wales, Australia
Biggerer and Betterer with every reincarnation....
03-16-2004, 08:44 AM #3
Alright El Presidente - no teasing - we need pictures.Take Care - Stay Safe - God Bless
03-16-2004, 10:40 AM #4
Originally posted by N2DFire
- Join Date
- Mar 2002
- Loco madidus effercio in rutilus effercio.
Alright El Presidente - no teasing - we need pictures.If you don't do it RIGHT today, when will you have time to do it over? (Hall of Fame basketball player/coach John Wooden)
"I may be slow, but my work is poor." Chief Dave Balding, MVFD
"Its not Rocket Science. Just use a LITTLE imagination." (Me)
Get it up. Get it on. Get it done!
impossible solved cotidie. miracles postulo viginti - quattuor hora animadverto
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