The formation of the volunteer fire and rescue departments were a central part of Loudoun County's rich history. In the beginning, residents rallied to provide fire protection and emergency medical care to their neighbors. As more communities wereestablished, fire and rescue departments worked together to provide assistance to each other during an emergency. As Loudoun County experiences incredible growth, volunteers from the communitywork side-by-side with career personnel to ensure that citizens are well protected. The images in this volume capture the history of Loudoun's fire and rescue apparatus, from the earliest trucks to today's modern fire and rescue vehicles. The photographs depict a time when departments struggled to raise funds and provide protection to their communities. This Images of America book shows how far fire and rescue departments have come to ensure the protection of life and property in Loudoun County.The Arcola Pleasant Valley VFO has owned and operated a variety of Ford box- style ambulances. A Ford/Swab ambulance was placed into service in 1975. The photograph above shows Arcolaa#39;s 1993 Ford F-350/Horton, which was paintedanbsp;...
|Title||:||Loudoun County Fire and Rescue Apparatus History|
|Publisher||:||Arcadia Publishing - 2007-07-11|