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Lights, Sirens, Action! Classic Emergency Vehicles at the 2018 Woodward Dream Cruise

Motor Trend Logo Motor Trend | Slide 2 of 9: American LaFrance became the first name in fire apparatus manufacture during its long run from 1873 to 2014 (with roots that stretch back as far as 1832). This one features a 400-gallon tank and the ability to pump 500 gallons per minute. It's powered by a 110-hp Ford flathead V-8. It belongs to the city of Troy, Michigan, and was bought and restored in 1989 to replace the city's original fire truck, which served from 1940 to 1965 when it was destroyed in an accident.

1940 FORD-AMERICAN LAFRANCE PUMPER TRUCK

American LaFrance became the first name in fire apparatus manufacture during its long run from 1873 to 2014 (with roots that stretch back as far as 1832). This one features a 400-gallon tank and the ability to pump 500 gallons per minute. It's powered by a 110-hp Ford flathead V-8. It belongs to the city of Troy, Michigan, and was bought and restored in 1989 to replace the city's original fire truck, which served from 1940 to 1965 when it was destroyed in an accident.

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