Leadership

WHAT’S NEW

Issue 6 and Volume 112.

WHAT’S NEW Among the Manufacturers products processes personalities New S & S Ambulance for Maryland Fire Department Robert P. Lynch of the Kensington Volunteer Fire Department, Silver Spring, Md., takes delivery of a 1959 S & S “Park Way” ambulance at the Hess & Eisenhardt factory in Cincinnati, Ohio. Unit was obtained through E. E. Calvin, Maryland distributor. New Ward LaFrance Exhibited What is said to be one of the most maneuverable pumpers in the industry was exhibited at the Eastern Association of Fire Chiefs conference at Jamestown, N. Y., May 21-23. The new Ward LaFrance model, claimed to have a 150-inch wheelbase and less than 25-foot turning radius, features a “cab-over-engine” design, in which both cab and power plant ride ahead of the front axle. The new models have a minimum capacity of 1,700 feet of 2 1/2-inch hose, plus 200 feet of 1-inch booster hose. Over-all length, including…

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