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BFD 1976 American LaFrance Spirit of '76 returns

Posted at 2:10 PM, Jan 02, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-02 17:10:01-05

BFD 1976 American LaFrance "Spirit of '76" Pumper was located and purchased in 2015 by the Fire Department non-profit Bakersfield Firefighters' Relief Association (BFRA) from a private party for future preservation and restoration by the non-profit Bakersfield Fire Historical Society (BFHS).

The photo, provided by Chuck Madderom of Fire Apparatus Journal www.fireapparatusjournal.com shows the rig after it was initially placed into service, serving the downtown central business district.