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Vintage Fire Truck from Illinois a highlight

DAYTON–In 1938, the roof of Emma Rowley's home at 306 West Madison Street in Elizabeth, Illinois, caused several hundred dollars in damage. But thanks to the Elizabeth Fire Department's brand new truck, the firemen of the day were able to notch a "save."

It was the first house fire to be tackled by the department since the truck's arrival in September, 1937.

According to an article about that firs...