New York City operates a fleet The New York City Update column provides news of new apparatus orders,
of over 2000 vehicles that includes, pumpers, hose wagons, rear-mounts,
towers, tillers, rescues, command vehicles, ambulances, foam apparatus,
brush units, fireboats, numerous special units, support and service vehicles.
deliveries, assignments, re-assignments, conversions, and any other news
regarding apparatus in New York City.
The New York City Update column provides news of new apparatus orders,
New York City
is written by face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Jack Lerch.
Those interested in the New York City Fire Department will find a wealth of information and history at http://www.nyfd.com.
This site is "the unofficial site of the New York City Fire Department"
It is maintained
by retired firefighter Donald Van Holt.
F.A.J. Contributing Editor
Jack Lerch is an Honorary
Chief of Department, and is president of the Honorary Fire Officer's
Association. Jack also oversees the operation of the Fire Academy
Library. He has been collecting data and photographs of New York
City apparatus since 1945 and is the co-author of Wheels of the
Bravest. Jack does not sell or swap photos.
He can be contacted at