1940 Ford Howard - Fire Engine - Wright City, MO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 38° 49.717 W 091° 01.986
15S E 670734 N 4299596
Quick Description: What is the difference between a fire truck and a fire engine....???
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 7/3/2020 6:27:02 AM
Waymark Code: WM12QM0
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII
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Long Description:

County of display: Warren County
Location of display: N. Service Rd. (Veterans memorial parkway - i.e. Old U.S. 40)), Quick Fix Shop, Wright City

This engine is a 1940 Ford Howard Fire Engine. And, believe it or not, I cannot find any history, statistics, or manufacturing information on this vehicle.

So, I asked the question in the short description to provided some interesting information

Answer to Question:
Fire trucks are equipped with very large ladders that extend from the truck but do not come off. Key components of a fire truck include:

  • Hydraulically operated (aerial) ladder
  • Full complement of ground ladders of various types and lengths
  • Specialized equipment for forcible entry, ventilation, and search and rescue tasks

Fire engines, or pumpers, carry hose, tools, and pump water. The engine can also carry ladders, but they are set up by the fire fighters and can be carried around. Key components of a fire engine include:

  • Water tank (usually 500-750 gallons)
  • Pump (approximately 1500 GPM)
  • Complement of various types of hose (for both attack and supply)

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