Vintage Fire Apparatus Museum Nears Opening

Dennis Hirschbrunner, president of the Columbus Area Antique Fire Apparatus Preservation Society, will open a museum dedicated to fire trucks, reports The Columbus Telegram.

A 1949 American LaFrance fire truck is one of the vehicles which will be featured in a fire truck museum slated to open at the first of the year.

So far, the collection includes a 1935 Chevrolet 4-door sedan that had been previously utilized as a clown car, a 1965 snorkel truck that’s boom extends to 75 feet, a 1957 open cab American LaFrance truck, and a combination ladder and pump truck. The vehicles were built and purchased in different parts of the U.S., including Texas, Virginia and Massachusetts.

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