01/02/11 93 W, 2 I - + 6 - 6 New Hanover County Fire Apparatus Chart, 1971

Here's another historical treat. Two-page chart of fire apparatus in New Hanover County. From a January 1971 report by the Wilmington-New Hanover Charter Commission. Technical Report #16, Fire Protection. Absent are Wilmington city units, which consisted of seven engine companies and one ladder company, plus unstaffed units including one fire boat and one rescue unit. The report notes that the area's two Air Force installations also maintained fire departments, including a crash truck that served the 48th Interceptor Squadron at the airport. Click to read the PDF document:

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