Combined Squad Truck and Chief’s Car

Issue 1 and Volume 93.

Combined Squad Truck and Chief’s Car The fire department of the Borough of Warren, Pa., has a combined squad and chief’s car, constructed on a one-ton Chevrolet delivery truck. The extra equipment includes a supercharger on the motor, a high output generator, booster tank attachment for windshield wipers, two hot water heaters in the body, four-speed transmission and helper springs in the rear, besides shock absorbers. The inside of the car was designed by Chief Douglas G. Kropf, and the unit was built in the department shops by department members. The truck carries a 100 gpm Viking booster pump connected to the transmission by a power take-off; 100-gallon booster tank, 150 feet booster hose and shut-off nozzles; three sections of twoinch suction hose and strainer, 500 feet ef 1 1/2-inch hose; two shut-off nozzles and a variety of tips and adapters. Master R-unit; two Burrell all service masks; one small…

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