Category: Apparatus

Historic Rumsey Engine Pumps Again

June 29th – Monroe Fire Company recently loaned its historic Rumsey hand-pump fire apparatus to a historical exhibit at Fort Hunter Mansion and Park. Part of the event included a demonstration of the hand-pump engine by members of the Harrisburg Fire Museum.  Despite the engine’s age, it still can move water.  Below are pictures and …

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Mini-Pumper 25 in Service

Feb 2nd – Mini-Pumper 25 was officially placed in service at 21:00 hours.  Driver training is nearly complete and familiarization training for non-drivers will occur during regular training Tuesday, Feb. 5th at 19:00 hours. Special thanks to everyone who took time to help get the unit in service. A photo of the finished unit will …

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Mini-Pumper 25 Delivered

Mini-Pumper 25 - In service early 2013.

Mini-Pumper 25 arrived home after a long drive from Georgia.  The unit will be placed in service within the next few weeks.  Check back for additional pictures and specs soon. The unit was built by Fouts Brothers Fire Equipment.

Book Detailing Monroe Hand-Drawn Engines for Sale

Monroe Fire Company recently published a history of the hand-drawn fire engines that are displayed at the fire house. The book, The Hand Fire Engines of the Monroe Fire Company, documents the early history of the Union Fire Company of Churchtown and the Bull Eye and Rumsey engines located there.  After the Chuchtown fire company …

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Another look back

Blast from the past

June 16 – From the archives.

E25 Featured as ‘Innovative Rig’ on Firehouse.com

  Oct 7 –Firehouse.com, the online companion to Firehouse Magazine, recently featured Monroe Fire Company’s newly acquired Pierce Ultimate Configuration (PUC) fire engine in its “Innovative Rigs on the Street” segment. The article, written by Firehouse contributor Tom Shand, profiles the fire company’s innovative placement of hose, tools, and appliances on the new engine. According …

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New Engine Now In Service!

May 7th – Monroe Fire Company is pleased to announce our new Pierce Ultimate Configuation (PUC) fire engine is now in service.  The engine is the culmination of numerous hours of painstaking research and planning in order to bring the residents of Monroe Township and surrounding municipalities the best solution for years to come.  The new …

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Engine 25 Lettering Completed

    April 4 – Special thanks to Dan Danzenbaker of Danz Lettering for completing the lettering on the new engine.  A photo gallery of the lettering process and the final product can be viewed here.

Engine 25 Final Inspection

Several Monroe Fire Company members recently took a trip to the Pierce Manufacturing facility in Appleton, WI to make a final inspection of the new Engine 25.  Captain Devin Flickinger took several photos during the trip, including two of a very special friend the guys made on the return flight.  Click the image above to …

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