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Melrose Engine 242

By CHRIS DILLEY, Senior Correspondent | December 21, 2020 | FLORIDA

Story No. 122120100

The Melrose Fire Department recently placed into service a 1998 Pierce Saber as Engine 242. This engine was donated by Plant City Fire Rescue, where it formerly served as Engine 3. This engine has a 1500 GPM Waterous pump, a 750-gallon water tank, three mid ship preconnected attack lines and a Night Scan light tower. Before being placed into service the overhead light bar was replaced with a LED style light bar and additional led scene lights were installed, along with updated graphics and reflective chevrons added to the rear.

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