D-374

D 374

©Jack Connors

1970 Ward LaFrance Ambassador P80


Delivery Date

7/2/1970

Assignments

Engine Co. 103 (12/8/1970 only - would not fit through apparatus bay doors)

Engine Co. 8 (12/9/1970 - 1980)

Engine Co. 8 (1980 - 9/24/1982)

Spare engine (9/24/1982 - 3/1984)

Engine Co. 18 (3/12/1984 - 11/15/1985)

Spare engine (11/15/1985 - 1990)

Backdraft Movie (7/1990 - 2/1991)

Backdraft Engine Co. 17 (7/1990 - 10/1990)

Backdraft Engine Co. 51 (10/1990 - 2/1991)

Engine Co. 69 (9/18/1991 - 6/13/1995)

Disposition

Sold to Erickson's Trucks & Parts after 8/28/1996. Subsequently purchased by collector & restored to look like Backdraft Engine 17 with parts from D-378

Vehicle Notes

First rehab may have been from 9/2/1980-2/1981, with reassignment to Engine 8 on 2/12/1981, but dates don't match; Aurora Borealis replaced by two beacons (close together) by time at Engine 18; rebuilt by Able Fire Equipment in 1990 w/ Ranger 4-door cab, E-One body, 140-gal foam tank and equipped with 5” LDH (4” standard at time); was numbered for Engine 35 in September 1991 but never assigned; removed from service due to failure of bell housing (rear end); Code 3 Collectibles model replica (as movie Engine 17)