First Police Emergency Unit, 1947
Elaine's dad, Gus, is pictured above, to the right of the truck's door.
The pictures below are of the New Orleans Police Department's first Emergency Unit, called the
crash truck.  Elaine Dubuc's father, Gus Dubuc, was acting captain of the unit and was on duty
during the
Hurricane of 1947.  Many thanks to Elaine for sharing the photos on this page with us!