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1930 McCann Fire Engine, Bangor, 1930

Contributed by Hose 5 Fire Museum

While the 1930 McCann was not Bangor's first motorized fire engine it does have the distinction of never having left the City of Bangor.

Built in Portland for $10,900 the 1,000-gallon-per minute pump Engine 1 gained some fame in 1962 when it was pressed into service to supply water for 96 1/2 hours to the City of Bangor when a water main from Brewer to Bangor broke.

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  • Title: 1930 McCann Fire Engine, Bangor, 1930
  • Creation Date: 1930
  • Subject Date: 1930
  • Town: Bangor
  • County: Penobscot
  • State: ME
  • Media: Fire Truck
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Hose 5 Fire Museum
247 State Street, Bangor, ME 04401
(207) 945-3229
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