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Museum Collections: Apparatus - Hose Tender Co. No. 8:
 

1950 Mack: Model Type 21-LS

 
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Builder: Mack Trucks, Allentown, Pennsylvania with a 6 cylinder, 275 HP Hall-Scott engine

Manufacturer's Number: 1080

SF Fire Shop Number: HT-75
SF Fire Shop Number: HPBW-6 (applied 1985)
City & County Number: 145-875 (applied1970)

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Crew: Driver, and on occasions an officer

Members of hose tender companies could and can be identified at fires and other emergencies by their all black helmets.

Service History:

1955   January 21st, Hose Tender Company No. 6, with Engine Co. No. 10, 3050 - 17th Street
1975   Placed into reserve and housed with Engine Co. 25, 3305 - 3rd Street
1985   Hose Tender Company No. 8, with Engine Co. No 8, 36 Bluxome Street
1988   Hose Tender Company No. 15, with Engine Co. No. 15, 1000 Ocean Avenue
1993   December 6th, Company disbanded and the apparatus transferred to the roster of  the Museum

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