Abilene Gets New Truck

Issue 6 and Volume 95.

Abilene Gets New Truck The Abilene. Kansas. Fire Department has just received a new modern fire truck. It is a two-ton truck with a three-ton motor. It is equipped with dual mud grip tires. The cab has a heater, defrosters and electric windshield wipers. There is a row of compartments on both side of the truck with a door on each one. The front compartment runs across the truck immediately back of the cab and has a 500 gallon two-stage series-parallel centrifugal pump. A tray above the pump holds two lines of 1 1/2 inch hose. One line has 150 feet of hose and the other has 100 feet of hose. The hose can be taken out from either side of the truck. These two lines have nozzles already attached and the hose is hooked up on a Siamese off the pump. The nozzles are a combination with a 3/4…

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