By RON JEFFERS, New Jersey Editor | June 01, 2020 | NEW JERSEY
Story No. 042220112
Photo by RON JEFFERSThe Oren Roanoke Corp., of Roanoke, Virginia built many pieces of fire apparatus, with many serving in New Jersey. The Millington Fire Company, in Long Hill Twp., still maintains a 1956 Oren pumper, built on a Corbett chassis, as a company antique. (See January, 2020, edition for full apparatus view.)
Photo by RON JEFFERSIn 1956, the radio system was plain and simple, and it worked. Apparatus "climate control" consisted of an open cab (that means no roof for you younger members), and a fan!
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