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1943 Fargo - Hose Layer
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Object ID 000059

Object Name 1943 Fargo - Hose Layer

Object Desc Reg No. DV3452 Engine No. T11860076 Chassis No. 8003136

Collection Fire Services Historical Society (Inc,)

Accession # 59

Alternate ID AP1024

General Category Other Objects

Category Fire Appliances


Source Category Collection

Accession Date JUN 1,1976


Location Hall of Flame - Christchurch

Object Date 1943

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status 01 In Register

Object Keywords Fire Appliance,


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Image Caption 1943 Fargo Hose Layer



Date AUG 30,2016

Notes Originally a wartime combination vehicle with a Comalco deck mounted pump and hose lockers - 1 of many issued to National Service Dept. in Christchurch.

Date AUG 30,2016

Notes 1947 passed to Christchurch Metropolitan Fire Board. Converted to carry a 50ft wheeled escape in 1951.

Date AUG 30,2016

Notes 1967 converted to its present configuration as a hoselayer. Gifted to FSHS (Inc.) in 1976.