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February 29, 2016

Ahrens-Fox. The name alone conjures images of long, graceful fire engines, chrome gleaming in the light, water being pumped seemingly effortlessly. Often referred to as the “Rolls Royce” of fire engines, Ahrens-Fox apparatus was known for a high level of craftsmans...

February 4, 2016

The Repair Shop, a valuable asset of any fire department, has been a mainstay in many cities for more than a century. Often, the duties of “the Shop” have been replaced by a city garage, or in some cases contracted out to private companies. Whereas the Shop worked...

January 4, 2016

What has six 1500 watt searchlights mounted on its roof, over 300 feet of extension cords, 12 outlets, 5 roll up doors, more than ten handheld spotlights, and two engines? A Floodlight Wagon! Built on a commercial Mack chassis, FL-1 served the Baltimore City Fire D...

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