THIS IS HOW WE RIDE: DFD Engines Through the Years | Derby News

Derby’s history in firefighting equipment is marked by innovation, repurposing and assessing critical needs. This may be most notable when looking at the department’s fleet, a brief history of which is listed below:

• 1952-1954: Members of the Derby Volunteer Fire Service loaded a portable water pump, hoses, nozzles and tools supplied by Civil Defense – stored on a trailer – into a van during a response emergency.

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