D-374

D 374

©Jack Connors

1970 Ward LaFrance Ambassador P80


Delivery Date

Assignments

Engine Co. 103 (only lasted there one day - 12/8/1970 - due to garage door size)

Engine Co. 8 (12/9/1970 - 9/24/1982)

Engine Co. 18 (3/1/1985 - 11/15/1985)

Spare engine

Backdraft Movie (7/1990 - ?)

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

Disposition

Vehicle Notes

First rehab from 9/2/80-2/81 - reassigned to Engine 8 on 2/12/1981; 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); used in film Backdraft as Engines 17 and 51 from July 1990 - February 1991; sold to Ericksons Trucks-n-Parts 8/28/96; bought by private collector and being restored to look like Backdraft Engine 17 with parts from D-378; Code 3 Collectibles model replica (as movie Engine 17)