April 01, 2023 | NEW JERSEY RON JEFFERS, New Jersey Editor
Photo by Ron Jeffers collectionAn October, 1962, ad in the former "Firemen" magazine list Mack fire apparatus delivered to New Jersey departments. The photos include a Glen Ridge mid-mount aerial ladder (left) and Newark Engine 1. As a note, the Glen Ridge F.D. was disbanded in October, 1990. The community is protected by the Montclair Fire Department.
Photo by Ron Jeffers collectionAnother 1962 ad promotes Atlantic City's Oren pumpers and wagon-booster units. Back in the days of two-piece engine companies.
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