This 1938 Chevrolet Fire Truck is as packed with charm and appeal as it is with equipment. Fitted with ladders, picks, extinguishers, storage compartments, hoses with brass nozzles, a spotlight, siren and bell, it has all of the features expected of a fire truck, and the whole package both presents very well and commands lots of attention. Equipped with a straight-six and a four-speed transmission, this fire truck is completely open both in front and back and therefore an excellent vehicle for parades. A dozen people could easily fit in the wooden rear bed, although the entire truck is still compact enough that it could fit inside of a garage.
This bright red fire truck has been restored to be used, enjoyed and exhibited. Its not concours , but is very pretty and presentable It runs and drives well, and with conventional controls as well as standard Chevrolet running gear, it is both easy to operate and simple to maintain. Restored vintage service vehicles are especially popular with the public because of their nostalgic appeal and interesting, seldom seen period equipment, so this vehicle would be a star of local parades and processions thanks to its charming presentation, fun factor and ideal open layout.