1930 Dodge Fire Truck

Metamora's First Custom Built Fire Truck

In 1917, a Buick car chassis on which a fire truck body was mounted became the first mechanized

piece of fire equipment. The first custom built Dodge pumper fire truck was purchased in 1930.




1987 Old Settlers' Parade - June 13th

Gene Obery 1990. The Obery family bought the fire truck in the late 1980's.

Metamora Herald 7/31/31

Story provided by Shirley Adams. Send any old photos and related stories to Metamora Association for Historic Preservation, PO Box 264, Metamora, IL 61548.

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