Apparatus History

Timeline of Firefighting equipment in Doylestown Fire Company #1

(Years in Service)

1825 – Hand Pump Engine (1825-1867)

1868 – 1868 New Number 1 Hand Pump Engine (1868-1885)

1868 – Two wheeled horse cart

1871 – 1871 Green Hose Carriage (Carriage 1)

1885 – Pre- 1860 Red Hose Carriage (Carriage 2)

1894 – 1894 Rumsey Ladder Wagon (1894-1950)

1903 – 1903 Hose Cart (1903-1950)

1908 – 1908 Chemical Wagon (1908-1917)

1914 – 1914 Simplex Auto Chemical (1914-1926)

1914 –  1914 Auto Pumping Apparatus (1915-1924)

1923 – Used Fiat Auxillary Hose Car (1923-1926)

1923 – 1923 Ahrens Fox 1000GPM Pumper (1923-current)

1926 – 1926 American LaFrance Combination Chemical Pumper (1926-1938)

1938 – 1938 Hale 500GPM Pumper (1938-1987)

1942 – 1942 GMC Utility Truck (1943-1956)

1948 – 1927 Hale Service Ladder (1948-1952)

1951 – 1951 Maxim 750GPM Pumper (1951-1982)

1953 – 1953 Maxim 75′ Ladder Truck (1953-1989)

1953 – 1947 Chevrolet Tank Truck (1953-1964)

1956 – 1956 Chevrolet Utility Truck 4WD (1956-1973)

1958 – 1958 Maxim 750 GPM Engine (1958-1984)

1962 – 1954 Chevrolet Station Wagon (1962-1972)

1964 – 1964 Oldsmobile Ambulwagon (1964-1966)

1964 – 1964 Ford F700 Tank Truck (1964-1982)

1966 – 1962 Ford Falcon an (1966-1983)

1968 – 1968 Hahn 1000 GPM Engine (1968-2008)

1973 – 1973 International 4WD Utility Truck (1973-1988)

1973 – Hi Ex Foam Generator on Homemade trailer (1973-)

1976 – 1976 R Model Mack 1000 GPM Engine (1976-1992)

1977 – 1976 Young “King Cobra” 103′ Aerial (1977-1990)

1980 – 1974 Chevrolet Step Van Canteen (1980-2000)

1982 – 1982 Pierce Suburban (Ford) 1000 GPM Engine (1982-1998)

1982 – Donated 17 KW Onan Generator on Trailer (1982-

1983 – 1983 GMC Van (1983-1999)

1983 – 1983 Chevrolet Malibu Station Wagon (1983-1993)

1984 – 1984 Pierce Arrow 1250 GPM Engine (1984-1999)

1987 – 1987 Pace Tri-Axle Trailer (1987-current)

1988 – 1973 International 4WD Utility converted to Field Unit (1988-current)

1988 – 1987 Saulsbury Duplex Rescue Truck (1988-2015)

1989 – 1989 GMC Suburban 4WD (1989-1999)

1990 – 1990 Pierce Lance 105′ Ladder Truck (1990-2009)

1992 – 1992 Pierce Lance 2000 GPM Engine (1992-2019)

1993 – 1989 Chevrolet Caprice (1993-1997)

1993 – 1993 Ford Crown Victoria (1993-2004)

1994 – 1994 Ford F-350 Crew Cab Pickup 4WD (1994-current)

1994 – 1994 Jackson Utility Trailer (1994-

1995 – 1995 Scotty Safety House RV (1995-current)

1996 – 1991 Chevrolet Caprice (1996-2001)

1997 – 1997 Chevrolet Tahoe 4WD (1997-2009)

1998 – 1998 Pierce Dash 2000 GPM Engine (1998-current)

1999 – 1999 Chevrolet Tahoe 4WD (1999-2011)

2000 – 2000 Ford Crown Victoria (2000-2007)

2000 – 1986 Chevrolet Grumman Canteen Van (2000-current)

2000 – 2000 Pierce Quantum 2000 GPM Engine (2000-current)

2004 – 2004 Chevrolet Tahoe 4WD (2004-current)

2005 – 2005 Carmate Enclosed Trailer (2005-current)

2007 – 2007 Chevrolet Silverado Crew Cab Pickup 4WD (2007-current)

2007 – 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe 4WD (2007-current)

2009 – 2009 Pierce Quantum 100′ Ladder with 1250 GPM Pump (2009-current)

2009- 1997 Chevrolet Tahoe 4WD Traffic Safety Unit (2009-current)

2010 – 2010 Chevrolet Tahoe 4WD (2010-current)

2010 – 2002 Kawasaki Mule 4WD (2010-current)

2011 – 2011 Chevrolet Tahoe 4WD (2011-current)