History

Introduction to Engine One

Introduction to Engine One

Engine One is a 1922 American LaFrance pumper that served Larchmont from 1923 to 1947. The Larchmont Fire Department sold the pumper in 1947, but in 2002, its volunteer fire companies together repurchased it from a Seattle, Washington family. In 2007, the companies donated the pumper and other memorabilia to the Larchmont Historical Society....
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After 55-Year Journey, Larchmont Fire Engine Comes Home

Reprinted from the Larchmont Gazette, May 2002. Larchmont Fire Engine One is back in Larchmont. The 1922 American LaFrance Pumper served Larchmont from 1922 to 1947, when it was sold off. On the death of its last owner, Seattle antique car collector Richard Cooper, the family contacted Larchmont’s Volunteer firefighters via Larchmont Online, the...
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