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    There are many color's of fire trucks. You know the color's. But what is your color. And what color combo's do you think are the safest and best, 4 day and 4 night.


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    Red with black tops.

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    Wait. OMG OMG!!!! U meen there r fire trucks that aren't red??
    Even the burger-flippers at McDonald's probably have some McWackers.

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    I have to agree with the brother from Chicago.

    We have a 1974 Mack CF that came from Forest Park that is Black over red. Our brush truck is black over red. Our new rescue pumper coming in will be black over red. This is all on my POC FD.

    My career FD is a different story. Slime Green with white relective stripes.

    My personal vehicles? A red 2002 Ram Pick up and a 1995 slime lime Neon.

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    with all due respect to Mr Woods, firetrucks are red.

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    Red, with white tops......It is what real fire truck is suppose to look like, any and all other color's are disneyland fire apparatus.....LOL

    I know I know, my captain tells me I am a fire truck racist, and as he says if it starts up and gets the job done, who cares about the color.

    But there are those parades.....LOL!!!!!!!
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    RED with white on the cab from the bottom of the windshield up. White reflective stripe on the cab and red on the roll up doors (non-painted).

    Small reflective white unit number inside the red stripe each side, large red number on rear roll up door.

    Blue reflective "PARAMEDICS" one each side on rear roll up door.

    Gold leaf department name on front cab doors, over front grill and over each wheel (with white pinstripe).

    Reflective department emblem on rear cab doors.

    Truck has red sign on the lader with gold reflective (with black trim) department name.

    Sample:http://psfrd.org/T28.htm (not a good photo, but you get the idea)

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    Ours are Saftey Green.
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    Quote Originally Posted by fireguy919
    Saftey Green.


    OMG OMG OMG
    Even the burger-flippers at McDonald's probably have some McWackers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nmfire


    OMG OMG OMG
    Just think up till mid 80's they where Orange. The green is alot better lol.
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    Ours are Red with White tops and the striping is like FDNY. I myself like the Chicago look.
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    Fluorescent Red body with irridescent pearl white cab.
    That'll get their attention.
    Two that color and then there is the one that is traditional Mack Red.
    You're right.
    Fire trucks are red, but fluorescent red!
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    Quote Originally Posted by fireguy919
    Just think up till mid 80's they where Orange. The green is alot better lol.
    OH! The humanity!!!!
    Even the burger-flippers at McDonald's probably have some McWackers.

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    White = Milk Man Trucks

    Red with Black Top = Boars Head Meat Trucks

    Yellow = Highway Department Trucks

    Green = Military Trucks

    Red, or Red with White tops = Fire Trucks

    Blue, Orange, Grey, Silver, Black = WHY????

    And to anyone who even has Pink fire trucks I feel for you!!!!


    P.S. is there any pink fire trucks out there???
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    We are finally getting rid of our last "slime limes" from the old fleet. All new apparatus are white over red. Here is one of our new Engines.

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    Just red with the NFPA white stripe down the side.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fireguy919
    Ours are Saftey Green.
    As it has been said before:

    They just haven't ripened yet.


    I like red, black over red, and white with a red stripe. That green crap has got to go.

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    White over red with reflective white stripping around entire vehicle.
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    Ours at work are white over yellow. Home is white over red.

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    Truck 861 (home)
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    School Buses: Yellow
    Garbage Trucks: White
    FIRETRUCKS: RED

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