Code 3 FDNY Squad 252 Seagrave Pumper (12653)
This is Item #12653
Edition Size 3000 Pieces
Length: 5.8 inches
On June 29, 1998, the FDNY initiated Engine 252 as Squad 252 into the Special Operations Command. The replaced Engine 252, which was disbanded on that day at 612 Central Avenue in the Bushwick area of Brooklyn. Engine 252 was originally organized as Engine 52 of the former Brooklyn Fire Department (BFD) on April 1, 1897 in the present station, which is one of the most ornate and unusual in the FDNY. Squad 252ís historic firehouse was built by the BFD in 1896 and is the only landmark firehouse in continuous use since its inception. Engine 52 officially became part of the FDNY on January 26, 1896 and was renumbered to Engine 152 to avoid confusion with existing FDNY fire companies. In 1913 The Fire Commissioner added twenty-six new companies in Brooklyn and Queens. Due to the growth, Engine 152 was renumbered to Engine 252. Six members of Squad 252 were killed on September 11, 2001 at the World Trade Center. In 2002 they responded to 2,237 alarms, 1,347 of these were working fires.
Precision engineered 1/64 die cast replicas of all seven FDNY Seagrave Squad
Each model is pad printed with the standard FDNY graphics, as well as
specific graphics and logos from each individual Squad Company.
Limited edition size of only 3000 sets.
Specially hand crafted wood display complete with die cast medallions of each
Squad Company logo. FDNY full color logo plate and precision cot grooves to hold
each model in place can be purchased.
Officially licensed by the FDNY.
Custom designed four color packaging featuring FDNY graphics and newly
engineered key lock packaging system.
Release: June 2003