Ambulance

Baytown Fire Department Station 7 firefighters commemorated their new ambulance with a traditional “push-in” ceremony, where personnel pushed the vehicle into the station bay. The tradition dates back to when fire departments used hand-drawn pumpers and horse-drawn equipment.

The Baytown Fire Department Station 7 commemorated their new Frazer Ambulance with a traditional Push-in ceremony, where BFD personnel pushed the vehicle into the station’s bay. 

The tradition dates back to when fire departments used hand-drawn pumpers and horse-drawn equipment. After returning from a call, crews would have to push their apparatus back into the bay while horses were busy being washed and readied for the next call. 

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