8th Division 21st Battalion quartered With Engine 160 was organized on May 16,1948.
It was disbanded on June 1, 1962. Rescue 5 was then reorganized in August 20, 1984.
1941 Ward La France Hose Wagon, rear body constructed by members of Rescue 5
Photo donated to F.D.N.Y. Home Page by: John A. Calderone Fire Apparatus Journal Collection
September 1984 LEFT TO RIGHT! Sal Messina (Ret.)--Rus Vomero(Now Capt.)--Jon Thomas(Ret.)--Lt. Jack Pritchard(Now Capt.)--John Carroll(Now Lt.)Capt. Charles Driscoll(Ret.)--George Yeager(ret.)--John Craig(ret-Capt)--John Foster(Ret.)--Jim Tolento(Ret.)--Lt. Vin Romeo(Ret Capt)--Mike Barone(Now Lt.)--Fred Gottschalk(Ret.)--Lt. Steve Casani(Ret.)--(Unkown)--John Kiernan(now Lt.)--
Rescue 5 has started their own page!
by: DONALD VAN HOLT (Ladder 103 / Engine 216 / Ladder 108 Retired, 1983)