|This Crown Firecoach Snorkel was built for the Huntington Beach Fire Department in 1967. She served Huntington Beach as
Truck 8221 out of Station 1. This rig was assigned serial number F1498 and powered with an NTF-365 Cummins diesel motor
paired with a Spicer 5-speed manual transmission. She is equipped with an 85 foot Pittman-Snorkel, 1,500gpm Waterous
pump and a 300 gallon water tank.
F1498 was sold to the Red Bluff Fire Department in northern California where she served many more years. After being retired
by Red Bluff, she was purchase by an arborist and used until a driveline failed causing substantial damage to the underside.
|Updated November 25, 2010