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1923 Sycamore fire truck gets revamp with grant

By Kristin Maglabe | November 19, 2014

A $2,500 grant has made it possible for restoration to begin on the Sycamore Fire Department’s first motorized fire engine, a 1923 Stutz.The DeKalb County Community Foundation presented the grant to the Sycamore Fire Preservation Company Monday. Although...

This 1926 photo shows the Sycamore Fire Department’s first motorized fire engine. A local group is raising $25,000 to restore the vehicle.

Restoration project honors Fire Department’s history

By Keisha Howerth | May 1, 2014

The Sycamore Fire Preservation Company is in final talks to display the city’s first motorized fire engine in a local car show at the end of July.The nonprofit organization began a campaign to raise $25,000 to restore a 1923 Stutz fire truck two weeks...

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