Eggertsville Hose Company Turns 100

May 2008
Fire Chief;May2008, Vol. 52 Issue 5, p14
Trade Publication
The article reports on the celebration of the 100th anniversary of Eggertville Hose Co., the oldest fire company in Amherst, New York. The company started its operation on May 8, 1908 and its members built the firehouse themselves. A horse-drawn spring wagon that could carry firefighting equipment was its first apparatus. At present, the company's equipment include three Pierce pumpers, one 100-foot Pierce aerial truck with an articulating arm and one Ford F350 Horton light rescue.


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