|Los Angeles County Fire Department Truck 162 features a 75' TeleSqurt. It is a 1980 Crown, serial number F1856. Although construction was begun in 1980, F1856 was not delivered until 1982. It is equipped with a 1,500gpm Waterous pump, 500 gallon water tank, and originally powered by a Detroit Diesel 8v71 engine. The body is by Pierce, serial number E1409 Los Angeles County Shop number F0388.
This rig was originally built for Hawthorne, CA Fire Department where it served as T51 before the department was taken over by Los Angeles County. The photo above is how it appeared when new in 1982 serving as Truck 162. Below is a series of photos as she appeares in 2003 serving as Truck 187. F1856 last served the Santa Clarita area as Truck 104 and was retired and sold at auction in 2007. She was purchased by collector Jim Koenekamp.
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