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Havana fire appliance #604
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No: 4693   Contributor: Neil McCarten   Year: 2005   Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz   Country: Cuba
Havana fire appliance #604

Havana (Cuba) Fire Engine number 604, Comando 1.
Mercedes Benz / Rosenbauer, capacity 500 GPM.
Photo taken 3/7/05.
Picture added on 21 November 2007
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This is a old Dutch appliance. Does anyone has a idea from which brigade ??

Added by Marcel on 21 November 2007.
Marcel there were about 200 Mercedes-Benz Ecoliners 1117 in the Netherlands.
111 built by Doeschot-Rosenbauer (which one of them being an RT the other 110 a pump) and 5 by Rosenbauer Holland (formerly Kronenburg)
So now only to find out which ones are still operational and which ones have been gone ; )

Added by Fire995 on 26 November 2007.
I was fireman here in Cuba, in havana city we have a few Mercedes Benz, 2 in the Unit # 1 in Old Havana (M1 and M2 (The truck of the picture)), 1 in the Unit # 5 in Vedado (M5), 1 in the Unit # 8 in Playa (M8), 1 in the Unit # 10 in Guanabacoa (M10), 1 in the Unit # 17 in the UCI (M17), 1 in the Unit # 25 in San Miguel Del Padron (M25). I think we only have 2 1117 Mercedes Benz Econoliner; the M2 (the one of the picture) and the M5; the rest are Magirus, Zil 130, Peugeot, Dennis, Rosembauer, Iveco, Freightliner, Pegaso, Nissan, Kamaz, International, Oshkosh and others. Best reggards. my mail is if you want to know anything else, just write me.

Added by Robert on 05 August 2008.
Robert, do you have a photograph of the Dennis you have in Cuba?
Best wishes, Barry from England.

Added by Barry on 05 August 2008.
I think I have some picture, but you should know that dennis trucks in Cuba are out of service due to climate (humidity) and corrosion. best reggard.

Added by Robert on 06 August 2008.
dear Barry, I found the Dennis picture, send me your mail adress to send it to you

best reggards

Added by Robert on 06 August 2008.
This Mercedes 1117F34 is the former Hasselt voluntary fire brigade 641.

Added by Rob Stammers on 17 June 2012.
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