Why are Fire Engines Red?

Not all fire engines are red, some are yellow, or a lime green. While it is not exactly known why some fire engines are red, and there is a rhyme that tells a story as to the reason, it is probably because it is a bright color and easy to see. You can find more information here: http://www.tommcmahon.net/2008/04/why-are-fire-en.html
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