Thanks Joe for posting those pictures of Providence. Of course the first two rows include Boston FD rigs (excluding one).
Those pictures were posted for me by "R1SmokeEater", Jamie M of the Yonkers FD.
As I remember the 75 ft Tower Ladders were bought from the FDNY. Former Ladder 13 and 114, I think. When I saw them parked at the shops before the rehab job I thought what a mistake to buy these. As you can see in the pictures, the Providence Shops did a GREAT JOB. I was told they did most of the work themselves.
A dedication is set for 1-3 p.m. Saturday at the R.I. Fire Training Academy, at 4 Green Lane in Exeter, for the just-finished memorial to the 97 Rhode Island firefighters lost while serving since records began in the 1800s. Here are some pictures from our files as well as pictures of the new...