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Glendora's Utility 81

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By John M. Malecky                                                              October, 2023


This month’s Little Big Guy is from Camden County and coincides with some of the apparatus featured in the Apparatus of the Month column. This month’s choice is the Glendora Fire Company’s Utility 81, a 2008 Ford F-350, XLT, Super Duty with an A.R.E. slide-on module. It has a 4x4 chassis and a V8 Power Stroke engine.  Features and equipment include a five-seat cab, four SCBA’s and four spare cylinders, a Genesis Combi Tool, chainsaw, a fan, Milwaukee tools, tripod lights, a tool kit, smoke detector kit, folding safety cones, hand extinguishers, hand light, shovel, ropes, tarps, pike poles, a folding ladder and Fire Tech scene lights. There is a rear slide-out for equipment.



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