Code 3 Dallas Ford F-350 17 Ambulance (12102)

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Code 3 Dallas Ford F-350 17 Ambulance (12102)
Code 3 Dallas Ford F-350 17 Ambulance (12102)
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Code 3 Dallas Ford F-350 17 Ambulance (12102)
Code 3 Dallas Ford F-350 17 Ambulance (12102)

This is Item #12102

Scale: 1/64
Release: August 1999
Edition Quantity: 3,000

The constitution and by-laws of Dallas' first firefighting unit, 'Company Number One', were adopted on July 4, 1872. At that time, 'Two Gardner Village hand engines and ten small extinguishers for carrying on the back' were provided as equipment. W.C. 'Bud' Conner was elected as Chief. A year later, a horse drawn steam pumper was purchased from the Silsby Manufacturing Company. That year also saw the Dallas Hook and Ladder Company become the cities second firefighting company. Growth continued and in December, 1879, the Department became partially paid with drivers receiving $40.00 per month. A new steam engine was purchased from Ahrens Manufacturing Company in 1884. This engine was named after Mayor Ben E. Cabell, who had received his nickname, 'Old Tige', in the Civil War. 'Old Tige' may still be seen at the Dallas Firefighters Museum. A complete reorganization occurred on July 25, 1885 and every member began receiving a salary. On the morning of June 24, 1902, Dallas' first firefighter was killed in the line of duty while manning a hoseline battling a fire that consumed 25 houses in East Dallas. The transition to motorized apparatus began in 1910 with the purchase of a motorized chief's buggy.

Today, the Department is headed by Chief Dodd Miller and has grown to nearly 1800 members that work in Emergency Operations, Emergency Medical Services, Communications, Training, Fire prevention & Education, Administration, and Maintenance. The Dallas Fire Department currently operates:

54 Engine Companies
21 Truck Companies
36 Mobile Intensive Care Units
9 Battalion Chiefs
6 Rescue Boats
5 Booster Companies
5 ARFF Units
1 Hazardous Materials Team
1 Technical Rescue Team

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Code 3 Dallas Ford F-350 17 Ambulance (12102) Code 3 Dallas Ford F-350 17 Ambulance (12102)


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