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FDNY Eng 284
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No: 40790   Contributor: Phil Bklyn   Year: 2017   Manufacturer: Seagrave   Country: United States of America
FDNY Eng 284

Eng 284 os qrtrs. A 2008 Seagrave 2000gpm pumper

(Sorry for the lens flare. I was shooting into the morning sun without a lens hood or polarizer)

Picture added on 01 November 2017 at 14:06
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FDNY's engine companies just love those hard suctions!

Added by Rob Johnson on 02 November 2017.
By the way, FDNY currently has 198 operational engine companies, not 248. Over the years many have been consolidated, but the traditional higher company numbers have in many cases still been retained.

The main reason was that - as motor engines replaced steamers - the closely-packed stations were no longer as necessary, because distances to any incident were no longer limited by how far a team of horses could pull a steamer before they became exhausted.

But station numbers have continued to decline, as the numbers of incidents also continue to fall off, just as they have in other cities and countries around the World.

Added by Rob Johnson on 06 November 2017.
Fdny has a lot of water sea and fresh all around.

Added by Les Davis on 07 November 2017.
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