ODHFS Owners Pride – Page 4

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ODHFS Owners Pride – Page 4:

1952 Oren Custom Squad Wagon

Ex-Roanoke, VA Fire Dept.

Delivered to the Roanoke, VA Fire Dept. in November 1952 bearing

Oren Roanoke Corp. Serial #CD1311. Chassis built by the Corbitt Co.

of Henderson, NC with a 427 cu. in. Continental 6 cyl. The Squad has

been repowered with a 1975 – 400 cu.in.(191 hp) Reo Gold Comet 6 cyl.

It is one of many squads built by Oren but the only one of its kind.

A True Custom Built Truck !

It has seating for five and compartments are original. Squad 1 was originally a command/communications rig and was later used as

heavy rescue/lighting unit. Retired in 1995 and auctioned.

Check out this site for Pictures of Squad 1 as well as many other old Orens and other Fire Apparatus.

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