This sweet FC-150 was
used as the power supply at fire scenes. Read more about it below.
'JEEP' FC-150 USED AS EMERGENCY POWER UNIT FOR NIGHT FIRES"
"Many inquiries and several excellent
prospects have been received as a result of the recent sale of an FC-150
auxiliary fire fighting truck sold by Ken 'Jeep' Company, New Kensington,
Pennsylvania. The unit was purchased by nearby Oakmont #1 Fire Department.
The vehicle is equipped with a power take-off operated generator which provides
electrical power for two huge mobile flood lights and a battery of smaller
"Mr. Frank Talter, partner at Ken 'Jeep' Company, says that the unit has proven
very effective in providing lighting at night fires especially where they are
accompanied by local power failures. The utility body provides space for
special night fire fighting equipment. In addition to the 'Jeep' vehicle's
ability to furnish mobile power for the lighting equipment, Mr. Talter says that
the officials of the fire department and the operators of the unit are highly
pleased with its sure-footed traction under even the most hazardous driving.
Another important feature of the FC-150 fire truck is its short turning radius
and excellent maneuverability. The up front position of the driver permits
him to pick his way through debris, hoses and other obstacles and to place the
unit exactly where it is needed to light the fire fighting operation."
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