Fire damage from the Modesto Hotel fire of May 1944 can be seen on Bill Spidell’s 1919 Seagrave fire engine Monday morning, Sept. 29, 2014. Spidell has restored the old fire engine and is looking for a place to showcase it.
Fire damage from the Modesto Hotel fire of May 1944 can be seen on Bill Spidell’s 1919 Seagrave fire engine Monday morning, Sept. 29, 2014. Spidell has restored the old fire engine and is looking for a place to showcase it. jlee@modbee.com
Fire damage from the Modesto Hotel fire of May 1944 can be seen on Bill Spidell’s 1919 Seagrave fire engine Monday morning, Sept. 29, 2014. Spidell has restored the old fire engine and is looking for a place to showcase it. jlee@modbee.com

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