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Former Portsmouth Engine 1

By CHUCK LOWE, Correspondent | May 31, 2021 | NEW HAMPSHIRE

Story No. 053121105

Portsmouth purchased this 1994 IHC S-4900 / Central States / RK to be used as Engine 1. This unusual apparatus carried 500 gallons of water and 40 gallons of foam. The aerial was just 50 feet in length and it was rated to pump at 1250 GPM. It was later re-assigned to Engine 3 and Engine 7 before being retired.

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