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Free Tours This Weekend -  E.M. Cotter Fireboat

Mayor Rosas met with the Captain of the E.M. Cotter Fireboat and it's crew at the Dunkirk Pier today. Free tours of this historic boat will be given all weekend long starting today as it is docked at the city pier.

The fireboat is both a 15,000 gal/min fireboat and an icebreaker. Built in 1900 it has undergone a couple of major renovations but we believe the oldest still in service fireboat and possibly the worlds oldest still in service piece of firefighting equipment. It weighs in at about 172 tons, is 116' long and drafts about 12 feet.

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