palm springs fire department

Explore Palm Springs: Welcome New Fire Truck

The Palm Springs Fire Department welcomed a new Mack fire truck to the lineup in September 1940.

Renee Brown History

Rated as one of the finest small town fire departments in the west, the Palm Springs Fire Department welcomed a new MACK Model 95 fire truck to the department’s lineup Sept. 6, 1940. Credit for the substantial addition was given to fire chief, Bill Leonesio, and three of the fire commissioners, John Kline, Alvah Hicks, and Charles Bosworth, who had