Photos by Britton W Crosby
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KINGSTON FIRE BOAT
The Kingston, Ontario Fire Department (located in the northeast area of Lake
Ontario) operates a fire-rescue boat
at Olympic Harbour next to the Kingston Penitentiary. The active harbor is one of several marinas and islands in the area.
The boat was originally a Coast Guard vessel.
One of the prominent fire boat builders is located in
MetalCraft Marine has built dozens of fireboats ranging in size up to 70 feet.
A visit in August 2013 included several boats under construction.
Houston, TX ordered 3 70 foot boats, one of which was already delivered.
The second boat is nearly complete, and a third under construction.
A boat for Alexandria, VA was also on site.
METALCRAFT MARINE WEBSITE
Houston, TX Marine 1
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