Petersburg Pilot -

Model A fire truck

 

April 29, 2021

Photo courtesy of John Havrilek

Jack Slaght, right, and EMS Coordinator Josh Rathmann, left, drive the Petersburg Volunteer Fire Department's Model A fire truck to Scow Bay on April 14. For the past year and a half, the truck had been in Juneau, getting a new paint job by SS Auto Body & Paint. Assistant Fire Chief Dave Berg said the paint job cost between $10,000 to $12,000. Slaght, who performed a major overhaul of the engine in 2014, took the truck to Juneau and brought it back on April 14 on the ferry.

"I personally think it's a really awesome part of the volunteer fire department's history," said Slaght. "It's a p...



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