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DIAL 9-1-1
Port Penn Fire Company
26 W. Market St.
Port Penn, DE 19731


302.832.7622 (fax)
Ford 900 Series
This truck held 3,000 gallons of water and was used until sold to Daisy Construction in 1996
It was a 1968 GMC pickup bought from the Claymont Fire Co. in 1983. It was re-painted and had a lift kit installed. The truck was used for marsh and brush fires until it was sold to a private collector in 1994.
Chevy/Goverment Surplus
That's the original 29-5, aka 'The Bomb', supplying water. It was a homebuilt on a 1957 Chevy chassis. The tank was a government surplus fuel tank. It went into service prematurely during a crash on Rt 13 of a gas tanker. Rt 13 was closed in both directions and water was hauled from the old cannery in St Georges by just about every truck that was around. 29-5 was used on scene as a reservoir.
250 Gallon Tank with 225 GPM Pump
Ford/American LaFrance
750 GPM Pump with 750 Gallons of water
American LaFrance
This unit came from Los Angeles, CA to the State of Delaware it was then turned over to surplus when the Port Penn Fire Company acquired it for service. It served as the company's brush/marsh fire unit until being placed out of service. It is still in possession by the company awaiting restoration.
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