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2002

Stuphen

Membership Pumper

2004 / 05 Membership tanker
2006/07 Membership Ladder ( Last of Membership models to be released)

 

Emergency!

Emergency! fire house

Station 51 LAcoFD (station 127)

Station 51 was portrayed by LACoFD Fire station 127, located at 2049 East 223rd Street (between Wilmington and Alameda Streets) in Carson, California, and it is still in use today. Universal was permitted to use the station number of "51" for the program because at that time there was no existing Station 51 since the closing of LACoFD Station 51, located near the intersection of Arlington Ave and Atlantic Ave, in the late 1960s due to the area being annexed by the city of Lynwood.

Station 127 was chosen for its natural lighting by series co-creator Robert A. Cinader, and the station was eventually named in his honor. A plaque honoring Robert A. Cinader is now mounted on the station next to the office front door. At the time of filming Station 127 housed Engine 127 and Truck 127 but it has never actually fielded its own paramedic unit.

For filming on location, Truck 127 was moved off-site and replaced with Universal's Squad 51, while Engine 127 was disguised as Engine 51. After Universal obtained the 1972 Ward LaFrance for Engine 51, both of Station 127's companies would be replaced by Universal's Engine 51 and Squad 51 for filming on location. While some filming of scenes set at Station 51 were done on sets at the studio, these sets accurately recreated the interior of Station 127.

Despite being "kicked out" of their own station for filming, Truck 127 still appeared in numerous episodes under its own callsign. The Carson location of Station 127 was directly referenced in one episode where a phone call was traced to a house "in Carson" that Engine 51 and Squad 51 eventually responded to.

"KMG365", which is said by the crewmember acknowledging a call for a unit at Station 51, is a real FCC call sign used by LACoFD, and it appears on the Station Patch for Station 127, which today still houses Engine 127 and Truck 127 (now known as Light Force 127) as well as Foam 127.

In a nod to the lasting cultural impact of the show, LACoFD officially changed the designation of the fire station located on the grounds of Universal Studios from Station 60 to Station 51 in 1994, over twenty years after the debut of Emergency!. The companies at Station 60 were also changed so that this station is now indeed the home of Engine 51 and Squad 51 as well as Patrol 51.

2001

Dodge Squad

Emergency! Squad 51 LAcoFD

10,287 of 20,004

The squad was a Dodge D300 one-ton pickup with an LACoFD custom cabinet unit in place of the standard bed. Three different squads were used during the production. One was Squad 36 that was loaned to Universal for the filming of stock footage for the pilot episode in 1971. The other two squads were built by Universal to LACoFD specifications.

Squad 36, was a 1969 or 1970 Dodge. Producers used adhesive numbers to turn Squad 36 into the first Squad 51. It was used in the pilot and for the first few episodes of the show. It was replaced by the first Universal-built unit.

The second Squad 51 was a 1972 D300. Apart from a newer cab and chassis, it was essentially identical to the first squad. The were some small changes made to facilitate the production of the series. First, the Squad was fitted out as a "movie car," meaning that it had no siren (that was dubbed in later) and it included a number of camera mounts.

Although not meant to be seen on screen, a close examination in person can locate them. The first was directly behind the cab on top of the cabinets for shots facing forward over the lightbar. A second on was located inside the cabinets behind the rear window of the cab. A door could be opened allowing the camera to shoot forward through the windshield. Another pair of mounts where located above the doors so the camera could shoot across the cab.

This Universal Studios Prop Department equipped the second Squad 51 with same paramedic and rescue equipment carried by the real LACoFD rescue squads in service at that time. After a few years the squad began to show the wear and tear resulting from the production of a weekly television series.

Producers went back to the studio craftsmen that had produced the second squad and had them build the third and final Squad 51. This vehicle was a 1974 Dodge D300 one-ton, and was outfitted identically to the previous squad.

The third squad now resides at the Los Angeles Fire Museum in Southgate, California. It has just less than 60,000 miles on the odometer, and in early 1999 it underwent a complete restoration. It is currently the most popular piece of equipment at the museum.

2002

Ward LaFrance

Emergency! Engine 51 LAcoFD (season 2 - 6)

4,849 of 15,000

The EMERGENCY! series is based on an actual firefighter/paramedics project that began in Los Angeles County in 1969. The world premiere episode of EMERGENCY! Aired on January 15, 1972 on NBC with a two hour movie that was produced and directed by Jack Webb. EMERGENCY! ran through September 1977 with 124-one-hour episodes.

The first season's engine 51 was an in-service 1965 1250 gpm open-cab Crown pumper with a 935 cubic inch Hall-Scott motor (engine 60), which was stationed on the grounds of Universal Studios, L.A., County Station 60, and was entirely paid for by the studio. L.A. County engine 60 was used for most of the filming that involved a pumper. The Station 51 used for the series was actually L.A. County Station 127 located on 223rd Street in the City of Carson, just off the San Diego (405) freeway.

Engine 127 was a twin to engine 60 and by applying adhesive '51' numbers on either of the rigs, the studio could use 127's for stock footage and some location shots. Engine 60 was used for those shots that were filmed on a sound stage fire station interior or other locations within the studio. The Crown was only used as engine 51 for the first season, after which a new Ward La France was received by the studio that could be used wherever and whenever needed. The Crown, engine 60, was still seen in many episodes when more than one engine was needed for a particular scene. The Crown engine 60 (51) can still be seen today at the L.A. County Fire Museum located in South Gate, California.

2001

Crown

EMERGENCY! Engine 51 LAcoFD (1st season)

9,971 of 10,000

Engine 51, a 1965 Crown Firecoach, was the first engine company used during the hit television series 'Emergency!' A six cylinder, 935 cubic inch gasoline engine that produced 300-horse power, powered it. It had a 5 speed manual transmission, a two-stage 1250-gallon per minute main pump, and an open cab.

This engine, which was initially used in the series, was later placed in service at Los Angeles County Fire Station 60 on the Universal Studios lot. It was never assigned to another station, was never re-powered and was the last open cab apparatus used by the Los Angeles County Fire Department. After being taken out of service in 1988, the engine was donated to the County of Los Angeles Fire Museum Association.

Between the years of 1954 and 1977 the Los Angeles County Fire Department purchased 131 Crown Firecoaches similar in style to Engine 51. Today, the Department has 165 front line engine companies answering over 234,000 calls for service each year.

Fire Chief P. Michael Freeman

ARFF Crash Trucks

2000

Oshkosh

Calgary International Airport

769 of 3,000

1999

Oshkosh

Greater Toronto Airport Authority

1,217 of 3,500

The Greater Toronto Airports Authority houses six Oshkosh crash trucks; two Oshkosh T-3000 Crash Trucks with snozzels, two Oshkosh T-3000 without snozzels and two Oshkosh T-1500 Crash Trucks without snozzels. They have two fire station and employ 65 full time firefighters. The Greater Toronto Airports Authority answers to 2200 calls per year

2001

E-One Titan 8x8

Vancouver International Airport

1,097 of 3,000

The Vancouver International Airport is rated among the most modern, attractive and efficient airports in the industry. The second busiest international passenger airport on the West Coast of North America, YVR welcomed some 16 million passengers and handled over 290,000 tons of cargo in 2000. The closest major North American city to Asia, Vancouver is uniquely positioned as a premier global gateway.

Since 1994, ARFF's service at YVR has been contracted to Richmond Fire Rescue, the fire service for the neighboring City of Richmond. YVR has one fire hall, strategically located between parallel runways, and four crash trucks, three of which are E-One 8x8 Titan Crash trucks. Trucks are owned and maintained by the Vancouver International Airport Authority and operated by Richmond Fire Rescue Personnel.

2009

2007 Oshkosh TI3000 CFR (Crash Fire Rescue) Unit

Norfolk Navel Station

175 of 1,008


Norfolk F-16 is part of the Navy Region Mid-Atlantic Fire & Rescue Services. The Unit is 2007 Oshkosh TI3000 Crash Fire Rescue.

  • Pump - 1500 gem pump with 3,000 gallons of water
  • 420 gallon foam tank
  • 460 lbs of Halation I
The Naval Station Norfolk, in Norfolk, Virginia, is a base of the United States Navy, supporting naval forces operating in the Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean Sea, and Indian Ocean. This Navy Base, occupies about 4,300 acres on a peninsula known as Sewell's Point. It is the world's largest Naval Station, based on supported military population. When the 75 ships and 134 aircraft homeported here are not at sea, they are alongside one of the 14 piers or inside one of the 11 aircraft hangars for repair, refit, training and to provide the ship's or squadron's crew an opportunity to be with their families. NS Norfolk is homeport to aircraft carriers, cruisers, destroyers, large amphibious ships, submarines, a variety of supply and logistics ships, C-2 Greyhound, C-12 Huron and E-2 Hawkeye fixed wing aircraft squadrons, and CH-46 Sea Knight, MH-53 and CH-53 Sea Stallion, and SH-60 Seahawk and MH-60 Seahawk helicopter squadrons.

One other milestone in NAS's history occurred in 1968 when the station assumed a major role in putting a man on the moon. The air station became Recovery Control Center Atlantic, providing command, control and communications with all the ships and aircraft involved in the recovery operations of Apollo 7.

2009

Oshkosh Crash T-3000

Naval Air Station Patuxent River

925 of 1,008

PATUXENT RIVER NAS - FIRE DEPARTMENT

The Naval Air Station Patuxent River Fire and Emergency Services is a division of the Naval District Washington (NDW) Fire Region. Patuxent River Fie Department consists of 80 employees including firefighters, lieutenants, captains, battalion chiefs, one division chief and fire inspectors. With the exception of the Division Chief and the fire inspectors, the remainder of the department works on an A / B 24 hour on / off shift concept. The fire department is divided into several components; Structural, and EMS. Operating from 3 different fire stations, NAS Pax River operates 16 major pieces of apparatus which includes 3 engine companies, 3 Crash Fire Rescue units and cross-man a haz-mat, tower ladder, brush unit, rescue and several support units, and 2 ambulances.

Foam 138 operates out of the largest station on Pax River. This Unit responds to all air filed alerts, aircraft special projects, and as a nurse tanker. This apparatus also responds to St. Marys County Airport.

Station 101 Mississagua

First Choice Collectibles

Ferrara Pumper

Mississagua P101

853 of 1,500 (set 35 of 60)

First Choice Collectibles

Pierce Platform

Mississagua A101

346 of 1,500

FDNY Res1cue

1998

Saulsbury

NYFD Heavy Rescue 1

factory stamped 1 of 25,000 (no COA won on Ebay as is)

Rescue 1 was organized as the first rescue company in New York City on January 18th, 1915, and after intensive training to handle unusual conditions in firefighting. This elite unit was placed into service sharing the quarters of Engine 33 at 42 Great Jones Street, Manhattan on March 6th, 1915. Today, they are located in the former quarters of Engine 2 at 530 West 43rd Street.

On January 23rd, 1985, one of the most spectacular fires to occur in New York City took place adjacent to Rescue 1's quarters. This fire resulted in the collapse of the fire building into the quarters of Rescue 1. The end result was that their quarters was destroyed. On April 29th, 1989 a new firehouse on the same grounds opened. This firehouse was designed by the members of Rescue 1 and built specifically for a rescue company. The unique front apparatus door was saved and relocated to rear wall of the new firehouse. Anyone touring the neighborhood should make this a stop to see this firehouse.

Rescue 1 is a 1996 HME/Saulsbury and is equipped with a mounted 32ft. telescoping light tower, a 15 KW Electrical generator and a ten ton winch and a A frame hoist. They also carry other specialized rescue and scuba equipment. Each member of Rescue 1 have spent hours of specialized training in Rescue Operations. Rescue 1 along with Rescue's 2 and 5 are the Scuba rescue's. They respond not only to working fires but also to any type of water rescue operation.

There are five rescue companies located one in each borough of New York City and these elite units are trained and professional members of F.D.N.Y.

There is one captain and four Lieutenant's who supervise thirty firefighters that are assigned to Rescue 1.

E one / Salsbury Heavy Rescue 1 FDNY (replaced FDNY Rescue 1 destroyed 9/11/01)

City of Windsor , Ontario

City of Windsor (Ontario Canada) Seagrave Pumper
Windsor Ontario (rare)

Wasaga Beach, Ontario

Wasaga Beach

 

Willow Springs , IL

2002

E-One Platform

Willow Springs IL

Ladder 600

1.,494 of 3,000

Willow Springs' E-One Platform Ladder is unique because of its black paint scheme. Do you want to know the reason behind this unusual color? This Platform Ladder was donated by a member of the community, with the requirement that it be painted black.

Philadelphia

1997

Seagrave

Philadelphia

E45 (stock photo)

 

SKYWALKER RANCH

2002

1/32nd Diamond Plate Series #6

Skywalker Ranch Fire Brigade

1,132 0f 7,500

The Skywalker Ranch Fire Brigade was officially organized July 15, 1985 to protect Skywalker Ranch in Marin County, California.

Skywalker Ranch is a film and television facility owned by filmmaker George Lucas' company Lucasfilm Ltd. Development began in 1980 in a rural area called Nicasio. While the Marin County Fire Department is the legal fire authority for the area, the remote location and lengthy response times from the nearest County station required supplementing services with a private fire brigade.

Prior to 1985, fire equipment at the location consisted of three used fire pickups with skid mount pumps and tanks, operating out of a barn. Ranch construction employees served as volunteer firefighters working with the County FD and the local Nicasio Volunteer FD. As the facility grew, a higher level of service was required. In 1985, the brigade was officially organized under Fed-OSHA regulations for private fire brigades. Full-time staff were hired, who also provide security and safety services.

Today the brigade consists of twelve full-time staff along with some volunteer firefighters. Minimum staffing is a two-person engine company. All personnel are California State certified firefighters and EMT-D's. Captains are fire officer certified. Engine Co. 1589 is a 1985 Pierce Dash/1500gpm/750 gallon tank CA Type 1. A four-wheel drive, 400gpm/500 gallon tank CA Type III wildland engine was added in 1989, built by Pierce on an International chassis. In 1991, a new fire station was completed that includes the nerve center of computer-based alarm and CCTV monitoring systems.

In addition to protecting Skywalker Ranch and neighboring company property totaling over 6,000 acres, the brigade is an active member of the Marin County Fire Mutual Aid program. They are proud of a close working relationship with the County FD and the Nicasio VFD, and often train together. Mutual aid responses in the local area have included the Oakland firestorm in 1991 that consumed over 3,000 homes, and the Vision Fire in Inverness in 1995 that destroyed 48 homes. Skywalker's engine and personnel were credited with "one of the most amazing saves of a home" at the Vision Fire by the incident commander, working with other members of a local strike team.

NYPD Emergency Service Unit

When a citizen needs help, they call the police. When the police need help, they call ESU.

The Emergency Service Unit (ESU) of the NYPD is an elite team of 450 men and women, on call day and night. Unique in this country, they are a combined rescue and SWAT team. These urban cowboys can do it all - from rescuing people from car and subway accidents or talking down suicidal jumpers from bridges, to SWAT-style raids on gun-totting drug dealers. Their ten-ton rescue trucks carry the tools for all forms of urban rescue and tactics, and they have skills to match - they are all trained as Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs), and are qualified in high angle rope rescue, scuba, and a variety of heavy weapons. For saving the emotionally disturbed and suicidal from themselves, they have a range of tactics and non-lethal weapons to get these people the help that they need. Thousands of times a year, whatever the emergency, the men and women of ESU respond with speed, sophisticated equipment, and experience.

2003

International / Saulsbury

NYPD Emergency Support Vehicle #6

1,898 of 5,004

2003

Mack / Saulsbury

NYPD Heavy Rescue Truck 6

3,593 of 5,004

2003

Ford

NYPD Radio Emergency Patrol #6

3,031 of 5,004