Vintage Photos of Wilmington Squad, Ambulance

From the files of reader/contributor David Raynor, here are vintage photos of two Wilmington Fire Department rigs. Top is a 1979 Chevy/1990 Sturdy Equipment manpower unit. Called Service 1, it operated as a “flying squad” with an Engineer, Relief Driver, and two firefighters. It was originally a 1979 E-One/Chevy midi-pumper, and converted in 1990 to the current unit.Photographed in September 1997. Bottom is 1980s Ford Econoline ambulance, photographed in June 1985. Thanks to Chris Nelson for the apparatus information.¬†Click to enlarge:


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