Historic firefighting vessel docked in Boston

Historic firefighting vessel docked in Boston as part of the expo



DEMONSTRATION. TED: WITH THE BOSTON SKYLINE IN THE BACKGROUND, THE FIREMAN — YES, THAT’S HIS NAME — IS MOORED NEAR THE FEDERAL COURTHOUSE. AS PEOPLE STOP TO TAKE PHOTOS AND WONDER AT THIS 20TH CENTURY FIREBOAT AND MARITIME HISTORY. >> MOST PIECES IN HISTORY ARE STATIC DISPLAY. IT WORKS. IF THERE WAS A FIRE, IT COULD RESPOND NOW. D:TE FOR UPDATE THE FIREFIGHTER, SHOWED HIS CAPABILITIES OF PUMPING 20,000 GALLONS OF WATER PER MINUTE. OR TAKE A TOUR INSIDE AND SEE HYBRID — YES HYBRID — DIESEL AND ELECTRIC ENGINES. HE KEPT IT ONHE T NYFD FOR 72 YEARS. HE IS IN TOWN FOR THE NATIONAL FIRE PROTECTION ASSOCIATION CONVENTION AND TO REMIND PEOPLE OF THE IMPORTANCE OF FIREFIGHTERS AND THEIR EQUIPMENT IN OUR DAILY LIVES. >> THIS IS ONE MORE ELEMENT OF WHAT THE FIRST RESPONDER COMMUNITY DOES FOR US. WHICH WE SOMETIMES REACH FOR ACCOMPANIMENT. THESE ARE THE PEOPLE WHO RUN TOWARDS THE FIRE WHEN WE’RE ALL ON THE FLIGHT. THIS BOAT IS NO DIFFERENT. TED: THE FIREFIGHTER IS ALSO HERE SEEKING PRIVATE DONATIONS TO HELP RESTORE ITS ORIGINAL SPLENDOR. IF YOU CAN, STOP AND SEE IT. >> COME VISIT, WE ARE HEER UNTIL SATURDAY. $10 TO VISIT AND SEE A GREAT PIECE OF FLOATING HISTORY.

Historic firefighting vessel docked in Boston as part of the expo

The 20th century fireboat showed off some of its might at the National Fire Protection Association Conference and Exhibition.

The 20th century fireboat showed off some of its might at the National Fire Protection Association Conference and Exhibition.