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Melrose Brush 244

By CHRIS DILLEY, Senior Correspondent | December 04, 2020 | FLORIDA

Story No. 120420100

The Melrose FD in Putnam County operates a 2002 Ford F550 as Brush 244. This apparatus previously served Pasco County Fire Rescue as Brush 34. Brush 244 has a 7.3 liter Diesel engine and has been recently upgraded with a new front bumper and a full body wrap around brush guard. Brush 244 has a 350-gallon water tank & 10-gallon foam cell with a pump powered by a 18HP Briggs & Stratton motor.

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