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Underwriters Fire Patrol Company No. 1A

Organized:  1918

Underwriters Fire Patrol Helmet

Location:  South of Market
1918   Organized and assigned to quarters at 147 Natoma Street
1943   July 1st, company disbanded.  The men, apparatus and equipment were transferred into the SFFD to organize Salvage Co. No. 1A

Apparatus:  Motorized
1918 - 1930
UP-5       1914 American LaFrance Type-12 Salvage Wagon

Engine: American LaFrance 4 cylinder, 70 HP

1930 - 1936
UP-6       1929 Reo Salvage Wagon
Registration #FE-3444

Engine: Continental 6 cylinder, 67 HP
July 1, 1943: SFFD Shop #SA-2 applied

1936 - 1940
UP-8        1936 International Salvage Wagon
Registration #C-50-2362

Engine: Continental 6 cylinder, 79 HP

1940 - July 1, 1943
UP-9       1939 International Salvage Wagon
Registration #D-50-904

Engine: Continental 6-cylinder, 79 HP
July 1, 1943:  SFFD Shop #SA-3 applied