Falmouth Fire Department battling fires in 1952




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Published on Apr 5, 2011

1st. clip -Vintage Falmouth Ma. Firefighters battling a garage fire. circa 1952. unknown location.

2nd clip is a basement fire at 140 Palmer ave. in 1952. Great action! Early use of SCBA. L-1 is a 1949 Maxim 's' model 65' aerial ladder QUINT! First and only aerial on the cape for quite a while.

This clip shows that L-1 was first in and E-4, a 1930 Ahrens Fox Suburhanite, laid a 2 1/2" supply line to L-1. E-1 in the background is a 1920 Ahrens Fox Chain Drive pumper.


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