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Bomberos Voluntarios Avellaneda
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No: 37164   Contributor: Eduardo Martínez   Year: 1996   Manufacturer: Magirus Deutz   Country: Argentina
Bomberos Voluntarios Avellaneda

This Magirus Deutz is still in service as a reserve unit with the Volunteer Fire Department of Avellaneda. Plate 98 JB 31. This is a picture taken on June 1996, just a few months since its arriving from The Netherlands.
Picture added on 23 January 2014 at 08:00
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This style of Magirus dates back to 1966, although of course this unit could be quite a lot newer. In any case, if it is still around, it is probably still at least forty years old, and may be closer to fifty!

Added by Rob Johnson on 23 January 2014.
When I lived in Leiden (Holland) in 1974-75, all the bays in the Leiden FD station contained Magirus trucks like this. I never stopped to chat, though, so I don't know just when they were acquired.

Added by Michael Feldman on 25 January 2014.
This is the former engine of the Middelburg fire dept. in the netherlands.It served the dept. from 1979 until 1995.

@Michael: The Leiden Magirus trucks were acquired in the early 70's. The last one left service in 1991.

Added by Rob Stammers on 01 April 2014.
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