Aerials, Apparatus, Heal, Pumpers, Rescues, Tankers, Wildland Urban Interface

Apparatus Showcase: October 2019

Issue 10 and Volume 24.

Featured Delivery of the Month: Ferrara—Seekonk (MA) Fire Department pumper. Cinder cab and chassis; Cummins L9 450-hp engine; Hale Qmax 1,500-gpm pump; 1,000-gallon polypropylene water tank; 20-gallon foam cell; FoamPro 2001 single-agent foam system. Dealer: Bill Middlemiss, Specialty Vehicles Inc., Plainville, MA.

Pierce—Rockford (IL) Fire Department 107-foot Ascendant aerial ladder PUC quints (3). Enforcer cabs and chassis; Cummins L9 450-hp engines; Pierce PUC 1,500-gpm single-stage pumps; UPF Poly 500-gallon water tanks; 25-gallon foam cells; Akron Eductor 3096-95 Class A foam systems; large passenger-side rear compartments and transverse long tool storage compartments to provide ample storage space on the single axle units. Dealer: Greg Hinkens, Global Emergency Products, Aurora, IL.


E-ONE—Cincinnati (OH) Fire Department 100-foot aerial ladder trucks (2). Cyclone II cabs and chassis; Cummins X12 500-hp engines; Harrison 6-kW generators; ZeroRPM Idle Mitigation systems; 11-foot outrigger spread. Dealer: Kevin Kleman, Vogelpohl Fire Equipment, Erlanger, KY. (Photo by T. Davis.)


Rosenbauer—St. Clair Shores (MI) Fire Department aerial ladder quint. Commander 3000 cab and chassis; Cummins L9 450-hp engine; Hale 8FGR 2,000-gpm pump; 370-gallon polypropylene water tank; 30-gallon foam cell; 78-foot rear-mount aerial ladder; FoamPro 1600 Class A foam system. Dealer: Bob Colter, Emergency Vehicles Plus, Holland, MI.


KME—Hamilton (Ontario) Fire Department urban custom pumpers (2). Severe Service ™ cabs and chassis; Cummins X12 400-hp engines; Hale Qmax 2,000-gpm pumps; 600-gallon polypropylene water tanks; 50-gallon foam cells; FoamPro 2001 single-agent foam systems; FRC Spectra LED scene lights. Dealer: John Metz, Metz Fire & Rescue, Guelph, Ontario, Canada.


Spartan ER—White Settlement (TX) Fire pumper. Metro Star cab and chassis; Cummins L9 450-hp engine; Waterous CSU 1,500-gpm pump; Pro Poly 750-gallon polypropylene water tank; 25-gallon foam cell; FoamPro 1600 single-agent foam system. Dealer: Scott Gibbs, Metro Fire Apparatus Specialists Inc., Houston, TX.


Alexis—Otto Township Fire Protection District, Chebanse, IL, pumper. International MV607 cab and chassis; Cummins L9 350-hp engine; 1,000-gallon polypropylene water tank; 30-gallon foam cell; Hale Qmax 1,500-gpm pump; Elkhart Cobra EXM monitor; Waterous Aquis 6 single-agent foam system; Smart Power 10-kW generator; Will-Burt Night Scan PowerLite light tower. Dealer: K. Jeffrey Morris, Alexis Fire Equipment, Alexis, IL.


Sutphen—Mishawaka (IN) Fire Department SL100 aerial ladder quint. Monarch cab and chassis; Cummins X15 500-hp engine; Waterous CSU 1,500-gpm pump; UPF Poly 300-gallon water tank; Smart Power 10-kW generator; FRC LED scene lights; Whelen LED warning lights. Sold by Andy Herb, Herb Fire Equipment, Powell, OH.


Toyne—Catawissa (PA) Hose Company #1 pumper-tanker. Freightliner M2-112 2-door cab and chassis; Cummins L9 450-hp engine; Waterous CSPA 1,250-gpm pump; UPF Poly 2,000-gallon water tank; manual portable tank rack; Akron Deckmaster electric monitor. Dealer: Mike Johnson, Emergency Vehicle Design, Columbia, PA.


SVI—Aspen (CO) Fire Department Type 3 Wildland Engine. International 7500 SFA 4×4 cab and chassis; Cummins L9 380-hp engine; Hale MBP 1,000-gpm pump; UPF Poly 750-gallon water tank; 20-gallon foam cell; FoamPro 2001 single-agent foam system; stationary pumping and pump-and-roll modes; Akron Apollo lift-off style 1,250-gpm deck gun; curbside ladder lift system. Dealer: Jason Kline, SVI, Fort Collins, CO.


Pierce—Danvers (IL) Community Fire Protection District PUC pumper. Enforcer cab and chassis; Cummins L9 450-hp engine; Pierce 1,500-gpm pump; UPF Poly 750-gallon water tank; 25-gallon foam cell; Pierce Husky 3 Class A foam system; Will-Burt POW NS3.0-750 6XL200 10-foot light tower; Harrison 14-kW generator. Dealer: Larry Graves, Global Emergency Products, Aurora, IL. (Photo by author.)


KME—East Valley (WA) Fire Department top-mount pumper. Predator Panther cab and chassis; Cummins L9 450-hp engine; Hale Qmax 1,750-gpm pump; UPF Poly 750-gallon tank; 20-gallon foam cell; Hale FoamLogix 2.1 Class A foam system; full-height/split-depth compartments; Lock-N-Load hosebed cover; Zico single-arm ladder rack. Dealer: Mark Merritt, Cascade Fire & Safety, Yakima, WA.


Spartan ER—Lake Cities (TX) pumper. Metro Star EMFD cab and chassis; Cummins L9 450-hp engine; Waterous CSU 1,500-gpm pump; Pro Poly 750-gallon polypropylene water tank; 20-gallon foam cell; FoamPro 1600 single-agent foam system; TFT deck gun. Dealer: Scott Gibbs, Metro Fire Apparatus Specialists Inc., Houston, TX.


E-ONE—Monroe Township Fire District 1, Middlesex County, Monroe Township, NJ, rescue. Cyclone cab and chassis; Cummins X15 500-hp engine; Will-Burt Night Scan NS 4.5-900 WH light tower; Onan 25-kW generator; 22-foot walk-around rescue body; Holmatro 4-tool PTO system and battery tools. Dealer: Mike Pizio, Absolute Fire Protection, South Plainfield, NJ. (Photo by John M. Malecky.)


Rosenbauer—Malden West Camp Fire District, West Camp, NY, pumper. Commander 548 cab and chassis; Cummins L9 450-hp engine; Hale DSD 1,500-gpm pump; UPF Poly 1,500-gallon water tank; Command Light CL602 light tower; Harrison 15-kW generator; FRC Spectra scene lights; Code 3 LED warning lights. Dealer: Blake Garrison, Garrison Fire & Rescue Corp., Palenville, NY.


Ferrara—Webster Parish Fire District #8, Cotton Valley, LA, pumper. Cinder cab and chassis; Cummins L9 450-hp engine; Waterous CSU 1,750-gpm pump; 1,000-gallon polypropylene water tank; Will-Burt Night Scan NS1.8 WHL light tower; HURST eDRAULIC tool package. Dealer: Courtney Butcher, Ferrara Fire Apparatus, Holden, LA.


Fouts Bros.—Clifton (CO) Fire Protection District, brush truck. Ford F-450 cab and chassis; Ford Power Stroke 300-hp engine; Darley 2BE 18V 370-gpm portable pump; UPF Poly 300-gallon water tank; 10-gallon foam cell; Trident Foamate single-agent foam system; Warn portable winch. Dealer: Junior Ingram, Fouts Bros., LaGrange, TX.


Seagrave—Potomac Heights Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad Inc., Indian Head, MD, walk-in specialist rescue unit. Attacker stainless steel split tilt cab and chassis; Cummins X12 500-hp engine; 26-foot stainless steel walk-in rescue body with rear double doors; two Ramsey winches, 12,000-pound and 9,000-pound; Onan Protec 35-kW generator; Command Light KL415A-FS light tower with six FRC Spectra lamps. Dealer; Dennis Warren, Seagrave Corp., Clintonville, WI.


CustomFIRE—White Bear Lake (MN) Fire Department pumper. Spartan Metro Star cab and chassis; Cummins L9 450-hp engine; stainless steel fire body and subframe; Waterous CSU 1,500-gpm pump; 750-gallon polypropylene water tank; 30-gallon foam cell; FoamPro 2001 single-agent foam system; aluminum hosebed cover. Dealer Wayde Kirvida, Custom FIRE, Osceola, WI.


Danko—Forrest Fire Department, Melrose, NM, wildland unit. Freightliner M2 cab and chassis; Cummins L9 350-hp engine; UPF Poly 1,200-gallon water tank; 12-gallon foam cell; FoamPro 1601 single-agent foam system; Hale MaxStream HPX300-KBD24 150-gpm @ 90-psi portable pump; TFT Y1-E42A remote control monitor. Dealer: Kenny Jacobs, AAA Firepro Inc, Clovis, NM.


Firovac—Grafton (MA) Volunteer Fire Department vacuum tanker-pumper. Spartan Gladiator cab and chassis; Cummins X15 505-hp engine; Darley PSP 1,500-gpm pump; 3,000-gallon polished aluminum vacuum water tank; 20-gallon foam cell; three air-operated heated water valves; Firovac power portable tank bracket with two portable tanks; large-capacity floating strainer. Dealer: David Bonnell, New England Fire, North Haven, CT.


Wildland Warehouse—New Wilmington (PA) Fire Department brush truck/initial attack unit. Ford F-350XL 4×4 Super Cab and chassis; 6.7L 330-hp gas engine; 150-gallon polypropylene tank; aluminum fire body; Mercedes Textiles/Wick F200-13H two-stage high-pressure pump with 13-hp Honda gas engine 140-gpm @ 210-psi pump; Warn 15,000-pound winch. Dealer: Wildland Warehouse, Blairstown, NJ.