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Fire Engine Photos
New Orleans Fire Department Action 1989
New Orleans Fire Department
Squrt - Ward Lafrance Engine Co27
Comments Thanks to Pete Matten:
This is a Ward Lafrance from the early to mid 1970's and were generally used as an Engine Company-this one being Engine Co27.It had all the functions of a normal pumper,but also carries on its deck a 15mtr tele-squrt.Thus the name"Squrt".
Picture added on 12 September 2009 at 18:11