Brookline Apparatus

 

LADDER 35
2005 Pierce Dash 105' Rear Mount Ladder

 

ENGINE 35
2011 Pierce Velocity Engine

 

FOAM 35
1995 Pierce Saber National Foam Pumper

 

SPILL 35
1998 American Fire Eagle Spill Unit

 

35-9 CHIEF CAR
2010 Chevy Tahoe

 

 

APPARATUS PAST & PRESENT
1914 Lansdowne Fire Company loaned us our first Spider
1915 Spider

1915 Wirt & Knox #510 Spider
Hose Reel
– 800' capacity

  • Purchased in 1915 from the Darby Fire Company for $75.00
  • Sold in 1918 to Atlantic Refinery Company for $100
1918 Hale

1918 Hale Pumper on a Simplex Chassis

  • Purchased in 1918 for $1,725
  • Sold in October 1925 $450, not sure to whom

 

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1917 Model T Ford Truck

  • Converted Chemical
  • 100 Gal Soda Acid Tank
  • 200' Hose
  • Purchased 3/10/1920 from Atlantic Refinery Company for $225
  • Traded into Howe Apparatus in 1923 for $500
   
1923 Howe

1923 Howe Ford Chemical truck

  • Two 30-gal chemical tanks 800’ 2 ½” hose bed
  • Purchased for $1500
  • Traded into Mack for $750 towards the purchase of our1927 Mack Chemical Truck.
1925 LaFrance

1925 American LaFrance 750 GPM Pumper “Leaping Lena”

  • Purchased for $12,000
  • Sold in 1956 to Bianco DiFrancesco & Sons Upper Darby, PA for $75.
1927 Mack

1927 Mack AB Chemical truck with 40 gal chemical tank & 100 gal booster tank

  • Purchased for $6,300 per the March 1928 issue of “The Fire Line”
  • Sold on April 6, 1948 for $750, not sure to whom.
1930 LaFrance

1930 American LaFrance Master (200 Series) City Service Ladder,
first ladder truck in the Township.

  • Purchased for $10,350 
  • Transferred to the Manoa Fire Company in 1950.
  • Sold in 1954 to a private collector for $150.

 

1947 Mack

1947 “45”, Triple Combination Mack Pumper

  • Purchased for $7,334.56
  • Sold in 1957 was sold to Goshen Fire Company for $3750. 
  • Sold in 1967 to the Forestry Service in Florida.

 

1950 Maxim

1950 Maxim 75 Foot Ladder Truck

  • Purchased for $32,000
  • Sold in 1969 to the Hatfield Fire Company, PA for $10,000.
  • Sold in 1984 to a Painting Contractor.

 

1954 Pirsch

1954 Peter Pirsch 1000 GPM Pumper

  • Purchased for $17,995
  • Sold in September 1979 for about $500, not sure to whom.
1957 Maxim

1957 Maxim 750 GPM Pumper

  • Purchased for $20,357
  • Sold in 1984 to Limestone Fire District in Claremore, OK for $2600.
  • Retired by 2007.
1967 Dodge

1967 Dodge Special Service Truck, the “Doobie Van”

  • Donated in 1975 by Bell Telephone.
  • Sold in 1987 to private contractor.
1969 Maxim

1969 International/ Maxim 100 Foot Ladder Truck

  • Purchased for about $43,000
  • Sold in 1987 to Goodyear Fire Company in Galeton, PA.
1979 Pierce

1975 Hendrickson/ Pierce 1250 GPM Pumper Truck

  • Purchased October for $58,000
  • Sold in 1992 to Derry Fire Company in Lewistown, Pa for $45,000.
  • Sold in 1999 to the New Lancaster Valley Fire Company, PA.
  • Retired 2008
1979 Seagrave

1979 Ford C8000/ Seagrave 1250 GPM Foam Unit

  • Purchased for about $78,000
  • Sold in 1995 for $45,000 to Waukomis Fire Department in OK
  • Sold in 2007 to Marshal Fire Department, OK and still in service as of 2012
1983 Suburban

1983 Chevrolet Suburban Spill unit

  • Received from the Township in 1987, after retirement from the Police Department
  • Returned to the Township in 1998
1984 Ford

1984 Ford F800/ Pierce 1000 GPM Pumper

  • Purchased for $70,230
  • Sold in 1994 for $55,000 to Drummond Fire Department, OK and still in service as of 2012
1987 Dash

1987 Pierce Dash/ Smeal 105 Foot Ladder Truck

  • Purchased for $303,000
  • Sold in 2005 to Goodyear Fire Company in Galeton, PA for $70,000
1993 Lance

1993 Pierce Lance 1500 GPM Pumper

  • Purchased for about $230,000
  • Sold in 2011 to Beach Haven Fire Company, NJ for $64,000