#TBT from the NFPA Archives: 1906 - Auxiliary Squad A Springfield, Massachusetts, Fire Department

Blog Post created by jrodowicz Employee on Dec 1, 2016

Auxiliary Squad A Springfield, Mass., Fire Department. Put into service September, 1906.

Auxiliary Squad A of the Springfield, MA Fire Department was put into service in September, 1906.


From the NFPA Quarterly v.3, no. 1, 1909

"40 H.P., air cooled, 4 cylinder, 4-cycle motor; 34x5" Fisk pneumatic tires.  Carries assistant chief and eight men.  Equipment, two 3-gallon extinguishers, play pipes, two fire department lanterns, two axes, door opener, claw bar, life belts, life gun, and rope.  Weight with men as driven to fires, 5,050 pounds."


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