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©Midwest Fire Depts.

1974 Hendrickson/Pierce/Morita Lift 135’ rear mount aerial

Truck Co. 1 (1/15/1975 - 2/6/1977)

Truck Co. 1 (6/23/1977 - at least 4/14/1987)

Had elevator alongside aerial; firefighters rode back step “belted in”; originally marked for Truck 2, but didn’t fit in quarters; spent several weeks parked outside fire building with aerial ladder up until representative from Japan could come and fix it; removed from service in 1987 since it didn’t comply with safety regulations