Arlington Has Special Service Truck

Issue 23 and Volume 83.

Arlington Has Special Service Truck The accompanying picture shows the “Special Service Truck” recently placed in service by the Arlington, Mass., Fire Department. It is a combination rescue car and search light wagon and has many unique features. Chief Daniel B. Tierney’s ideas were worked out by the builders, the Federal Motor Truck Sales Corporation, of Boston. The equipment includes a Kohler lighting plant, one fixed searchlight of 500 watts and one portable searchlight of the same power, 1000 feet of insulated cable, H and H inhalators, first aid kit, saws, acetylene cutting’ outfit, two Burrell allservice masks, two Mine Safety Appliance masks, Bresnan nozzle, Carey cellar pipe, Blanchard flexicot, splints, lifebelt, trolley wire pickup device,P and Q door opener and various tools, soda and acid extinguisher and carbon dioxide extinguisher, and salvage covers. The fixed searchlight is mounted on a sliding board and can thus be moved to either…

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