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VIDEO: 100-Foot Ferrara Platform Walk-Around

 

This fire apparatus is a Ferrara platform outfitted to handle special operations and rescues, being fitted with a rappelling arm that swings out from the bucket and can handle a load of up to 500 pounds, a Stokes bracket for securing a patient on the platform, and a bracket to secure a parapet ladder. As a quint, the 100-foot aerial platform has a Hale QMAX 2,000-gallon-per-minute single-stage pump; a 300-gallon water tank; two preconnects, each having 200 feet of 1¾-inch hose; a full complement of ground ladders; and a hosebed carrying five-inch large-diameter hose. The aerial device is a five-section steel ladder that has blue LED lighting on the rungs.

Special Delivery: LA Department Adds 100-foot Midmount Aerial Platform Quint to Its Fleet

 

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