Vintage Wilmington fire apparatus as photographed in September 1997. Wait, when did trucks from the 1980s start qualifying as vintage?!?
Courtesy of David Raynor, a blog reader, fire buff, and former law officer who lived in Raleigh and Greensboro in his day. Pictured left to right, top to bottom:
- 1987 Ford/Grumman pumper, 1000/500
- 1985 Ford/Quality pumper, 1000/500
- 1979 Chevy/1990 Sturdy rescue
- 1977 American LaFrance Century? pumper
- 1963 Seagrave tiller
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