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By Bill Adams Over the years, I’ve had the opportunity to interact with many older members of rural fire companies. If they ever came to morning coffee with the Raisin Squad, they’d fit right in. I call them “farmers”—a nonderogatory term I use and fortunately one most don’t take offense to. After all, who wants...
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Photos and Description by Lindsay Dye Truck 166 began service in December 2018 with the Lewisville (TX) Fire Department. The cab/chassis are the Pierce Velocity model with TAK-4 suspension on the front axle. Seating for 6 is provided as are 2 forward-facing EMS compartments on each side of the cab. The cab and body are...
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Photos and Description by Lindsay Dye Engine 451 began service with the University Park (TX) Fire Department in the spring of 2017. The cab/chassis is the Cyclone II (extra long) model. Cab seating for 4 is provided along with a medical cabinet installed on the rear cab wall and three cabinets mounted on the upper...