For Sale: 1979 American LaFrance Fire Engine in O'Fallon, Illinois

Vehicle Description

Gateway Classic Cars of Tampa is proud to offer this sharp 1979 American LaFrance Century Custom Firetruck. The American LaFrance Fire Engine Company was formed in 1903. Its corporate offices and manufacturing plant were in Elmira, New York. Over the years, American LaFrance built thousands of fire trucks including chemical engines, combination pumpers, aerial ladder trucks, Aero Chief snorkel trucks, and airport crash trucks. The classical style of the American LaFrance apparatus is easily recognized. The current owner got this pumper truck from a fire department in Broome County NY about 6 years ago and is ready to allow someone else to make memories in it. Walking around this '79 one should notice the gloss red/white paint, Gold leaf decals that reflect where the truck came from, diamond plate aluminum body parts, reflection tape, single axel dual rear wheels, functioning lights and siren, a 500-gallon polymer tank, 1500 gallons per minute pump, multiple ladders, etc. The interior features a combination of functionality and style. Diamond plated floors, black vinyl seats with seat belts, and red door panels flow well with the style of the exterior. Powering this truck is claimed to be the Detroit 8V-71N Diesel engine that is mated to an Allison 4-speed automatic transmission with an odometer reading of 18,532 miles. If you are looking for something to put into parades or even a fire fighter enthusiast, this would be the vehicle for you. This 1979 American LaFrance Century Custom Firetruck is listed by our Tampa Showroom and can be viewed in greater detail including 100+ HD pictures and an HD video at For additional information, please call our knowledgeable staff at (813)645-6200 or email us at [email protected] Our Tampa Showroom is located at 361 30th Street NE Ruskin, FL 33570. Hours: Monday through Saturday, 9 AM to 5 PM EST, please reach out to set an appointment. See more at:

Vehicle Details

  • 1979 American Lafrance Fire Engine
  • Listing ID:CC-1549091
  • Price:$11,000
  • Location:O'Fallon, Illinois
  • Year:1979
  • Make:American LaFrance
  • Model:Fire Engine
  • Exterior Color:Red
  • Interior Color:Black
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Odometer:18532
  • Stock Number:TPA2142
  • VIN:GCCTPA2142

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Gateway Classic Cars
1237 Central Park Dr
O'Fallon, IL 62269
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