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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