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The purchase of a 90 horsepower Thomas flyer hose, chemical, and ladder truck in 1913 ensured that Albion's fire departments were equipped with the best vehicles in the United States. The addition of this Buick Model 30 Roadster meant that the department was one of the first motorized outfits outside of New York City.

Publication Date

5-6-2017

Volume

3

Issue

19

Publisher

County of Orleans

City

Albion

Keywords

Village of Albion, Fire Departments, Orleans County

Disciplines

Public History | United States History

Motorized Fire Apparatus Made Albion's Department Best in the Nation

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