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Bomberos Almirante Brown
Fire Engine Photos
No: 37190   Contributor: Eduardo Martínez   Year: 1991   Manufacturer: Fiat   Country: Argentina
Bomberos Almirante Brown

FIAT 673N (1980) with Salguero bodywork of the Volunteer Fire Department of Almirante Brown, Argentina. Carries about 3000 liters of water and equiped with a 1600 lpm pump. Photo taken in April, 1999.
Picture added on 29 January 2014 at 08:03
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Argentinian volunteer fire companies still buy a lot of both American and European fire trucks, and mixed fleets in the same fire company are very common.

When this was acquired, there was obviously an effort to build a US-style pumper-tanker body on a European chassis. Mid mounted pump, no side lockers, no overhead ladder gantries.

Added by Rob Johnson on 18 November 2017.
Rob do you know anything about the Q2 type sirens I see on south American fire trucks? They are mostly painted red.

Added by Les Davis on 21 November 2017.
Sorry, no clue!

Added by Rob Johnson on 23 November 2017.
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