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

Apparatus Showcase: November 2019

Issue 11 and Volume 24.

COMPILED BY RON HEAL

delivery of the month
Spartan ER—Walworth (NY) Fire District #1 pumper. Spartan Metro Star cab and chassis; Cummins L9 450-hp engine; Hale DSD 1,500-gpm pump; UPF Poly 1,000-gallon water tank; TFT 18-inch Extend-A-Gun deck gun; Whelen scene and warning lights; Vibra-Torque mounting system. Dealer: Allan Smith, Colden Enterprises Inc., Kenmore, NY. (Photo by Jason Coleman-Cobb.)

Spartan ER—Walworth (NY) Fire District #1 pumper. Spartan Metro Star cab and chassis; Cummins L9 450-hp engine; Hale DSD 1,500-gpm pump; UPF Poly 1,000-gallon water tank; TFT 18-inch Extend-A-Gun deck gun; Whelen scene and warning lights; Vibra-Torque mounting system. Dealer: Allan Smith, Colden Enterprises Inc., Kenmore, NY. (Photo by Jason Coleman-Cobb.)


Pierce—Lafayette (IN) Fire Department PUC 75-foot aerial ladder quint. Enforcer cab and chassis; Cummins L 9 450-hp engine; Pierce 1,500-gpm single-stage pump; UPF Poly 400-gallon water tank; Harrison 6-kW generator. Dealer: Garry Davis, Global Emergency Products, Whitestown, IN.

Pierce—Lafayette (IN) Fire Department PUC 75-foot aerial ladder quint. Enforcer cab and chassis; Cummins L 9 450-hp engine; Pierce 1,500-gpm single-stage pump; UPF Poly 400-gallon water tank; Harrison 6-kW generator. Dealer: Garry Davis, Global Emergency Products, Whitestown, IN.


Ferrara—Exxon Beaumont Polyethylene, Beaumont, TX, Super Pumper. Inferno cab and chassis; Cummins X15 600-hp engine; Hale 8 FG 3,000-gpm pump; 1,000-gallon polypropylene foam tank; Williams HS2 Class B foam system; Williams Ambassador 2X6 deck gun monitor. Dealer: Mike Covington, Star Emergency Group, Houston, TX.

Ferrara—Exxon Beaumont Polyethylene, Beaumont, TX, Super Pumper. Inferno cab and chassis; Cummins X15 600-hp engine; Hale 8 FG 3,000-gpm pump; 1,000-gallon polypropylene foam tank; Williams HS2 Class B foam system; Williams Ambassador 2X6 deck gun monitor. Dealer: Mike Covington, Star Emergency Group, Houston, TX.


Rosenbauer—Union City (IN) Fire Department Timberwolf pumper. International HD 7500 4×4 cab and chassis; Cummins L9 450-hp engine; Rosenbauer NH 1,250-gpm pump with pump-and-roll feature; UPF Poly 750-gallon water tank; 30-gallon foam cell; Rosenbauer Fix Mix Class A foam system; EXT heavy-duty aluminum body; ground sweep nozzles. Dealer: Jeff Stigall, Sentinel Emergency Solutions, Arnold, MO.

Rosenbauer—Union City (IN) Fire Department Timberwolf pumper. International HD 7500 4×4 cab and chassis; Cummins L9 450-hp engine; Rosenbauer NH 1,250-gpm pump with pump-and-roll feature; UPF Poly 750-gallon water tank; 30-gallon foam cell; Rosenbauer Fix Mix Class A foam system; EXT heavy-duty aluminum body; ground sweep nozzles. Dealer: Jeff Stigall, Sentinel Emergency Solutions, Arnold, MO.


Sutphen—Auburn (NY) Fire Department single-axle aerial SA75 aerial ladder quint. Monarch cab and chassis; Cummins L9 450-hp engine; Waterous CSU-2000 2,000-gpm pump; 470-gallon polypropylene tank; 30-gallon foam cell; FoamPro 2001 single-agent foam system. Dealer: Nick Catalino, Vander Molen Fire Apparatus Sales and Service, Syracuse, NY.

Sutphen—Auburn (NY) Fire Department single-axle aerial SA75 aerial ladder quint. Monarch cab and chassis; Cummins L9 450-hp engine; Waterous CSU-2000 2,000-gpm pump; 470-gallon polypropylene tank; 30-gallon foam cell; FoamPro 2001 single-agent foam system. Dealer: Nick Catalino, Vander Molen Fire Apparatus Sales and Service, Syracuse, NY.


E-ONE—Midway Fire Rescue, Pawleys Island, SC, aerial ladder quint. Cyclone II cab and chassis; Cummins X12 500-hp engine; 137-foot aerial ladder; Hale Qmax 2,000-gpm pump UPF Poly 300-gallon water tank; Onan 10-kW generator. Dealer: Ryan McDonel, Fireline Inc, Winder, GA.

E-ONE—Midway Fire Rescue, Pawleys Island, SC, aerial ladder quint. Cyclone II cab and chassis; Cummins X12 500-hp engine; 137-foot aerial ladder; Hale Qmax 2,000-gpm pump UPF Poly 300-gallon water tank; Onan 10-kW generator. Dealer: Ryan McDonel, Fireline Inc, Winder, GA.


Alexis—Ohio (IL) Fire Protection District, Response One squad with 12-foot walk-in body. Ford F-550 XL 4×4 Super Cab DRW cab and chassis; Ford Power Stroke 6.7L 330-hp diesel engine; heavy-duty aluminum body; walk-in EMS in forward area with right side walk-in door and windows; two drop-down squad bench seats; interior squad area; two upper storage compartments. Dealer: Jon Pittard, Alexis Fire Equipment, Alexis, IL.

Alexis—Ohio (IL) Fire Protection District, Response One squad with 12-foot walk-in body. Ford F-550 XL 4×4 Super Cab DRW cab and chassis; Ford Power Stroke 6.7L 330-hp diesel engine; heavy-duty aluminum body; walk-in EMS in forward area with right side walk-in door and windows; two drop-down squad bench seats; interior squad area; two upper storage compartments. Dealer: Jon Pittard, Alexis Fire Equipment, Alexis, IL.


KME—San Bernardino County (CA) Fire Department rescue-pumper. KME Severe Service cab and chassis; Cummins X12 500-hp engine; Hale Qmax 1,500-gpm pump; UPF Poly 500-gallon water tank; 30-gallon foam cell; FoamPro 2001 single-agent foam system; external EMS compartment with hinged doors and internal access; Vista interior; Zico “single-arm” hydraulic ladder rack. Dealer: Brandon Gomez, REV Fire Group, Jurupa Valley, CA.

KME—San Bernardino County (CA) Fire Department rescue-pumper. KME Severe Service cab and chassis; Cummins X12 500-hp engine; Hale Qmax 1,500-gpm pump; UPF Poly 500-gallon water tank; 30-gallon foam cell; FoamPro 2001 single-agent foam system; external EMS compartment with hinged doors and internal access; Vista interior; Zico “single-arm” hydraulic ladder rack. Dealer: Brandon Gomez, REV Fire Group, Jurupa Valley, CA.


SVI Trucks—Township of Langley, British Columbia, Canada, heavy rescue. Spartan Metro Star MFD cab and chassis; Cummins L9 400-hp engine; 18-foot walk-around rescue body; two Command Light CL series light towers; two OnScene Solutions Talon helmet storage brackets, LED compartment lighting and aluminum heavy-duty cargo slides; Ramsey 9,000-pound portable winch. Dealer: Sean Montague, Safetek, Abbotsford, BC, Canada.

SVI Trucks—Township of Langley, British Columbia, Canada, heavy rescue. Spartan Metro Star MFD cab and chassis; Cummins L9 400-hp engine; 18-foot walk-around rescue body; two Command Light CL series light towers; two OnScene Solutions Talon helmet storage brackets, LED compartment lighting and aluminum heavy-duty cargo slides; Ramsey 9,000-pound portable winch. Dealer: Sean Montague, Safetek, Abbotsford, BC, Canada.


HME Ahrens-Fox—Village of Montpelier (OH) Fire Department pumper. Ahrens-Fox AF1 cab and chassis; Cummins L9 450-hp engine; Ahrens-Fox AF2000SS 1,750-gpm stainless steel centrifugal pump; UPF Poly 1,045-gallon water tank; 30-gallon foam cell; Ahrens-Fox direct injection 3.0-gpm foam system; rooftop compartments. Dealer: Steve Spath, Fire Safety Services Inc., Huntsville, OH.

HME Ahrens-Fox—Village of Montpelier (OH) Fire Department pumper. Ahrens-Fox AF1 cab and chassis; Cummins L9 450-hp engine; Ahrens-Fox AF2000SS 1,750-gpm stainless steel centrifugal pump; UPF Poly 1,045-gallon water tank; 30-gallon foam cell; Ahrens-Fox direct injection 3.0-gpm foam system; rooftop compartments. Dealer: Steve Spath, Fire Safety Services Inc., Huntsville, OH.


Pierce—Washington (IL) Fire Department top-mount pumper. Enforcer cab and chassis; Detroit DD13 505-hp engine; Waterous CSU 1,500-gpm pump; UPF Poly 1,250-gallon water tank; Will-Burt Pow NS4.5-900WHL light tower; Harrison 6-kW generator. Dealer: Greg Hinkens, Global Emergency Products, Aurora, IL. (Photo by author.)

Pierce—Washington (IL) Fire Department top-mount pumper. Enforcer cab and chassis; Detroit DD13 505-hp engine; Waterous CSU 1,500-gpm pump; UPF Poly 1,250-gallon water tank; Will-Burt Pow NS4.5-900WHL light tower; Harrison 6-kW generator. Dealer: Greg Hinkens, Global Emergency Products, Aurora, IL. (Photo by author.)


KME—Penn Wynne-Overbrook Hills (PA) Fire Company, 103-foot rear-mount Tuff Truck™ AerialCat™ ladder quint. Predator LFD cab and chassis; Cummins X12 500-hp engine; Waterous CSU 2,000-gpm pump; UPF Poly 500-gallon water tank; TOP rollover protection system; Straight Shot hosebed. Dealer: Vince Fusaro, KME, Nesquehoning, PA.

KME—Penn Wynne-Overbrook Hills (PA) Fire Company, 103-foot rear-mount Tuff Truck™ AerialCat™ ladder quint. Predator LFD cab and chassis; Cummins X12 500-hp engine; Waterous CSU 2,000-gpm pump; UPF Poly 500-gallon water tank; TOP rollover protection system; Straight Shot hosebed. Dealer: Vince Fusaro, KME, Nesquehoning, PA.


Rosenbauer—Franklin-Bingham Fire Department, Franklin, MI, pumper. Commander cab and chassis; Cummins L9 450-hp engine; Waterous CSUC20 1,500-gpm pump; 1,000-gallon polypropylene water tank; 20-gallon foam cell; FRC TurboFoam TFC 100 single-agent foam system. Dealer: Bill Sedlacek. Emergency Vehicles Plus, Holland, MI. (Photo courtesy of Tony Averbuch.)

Rosenbauer—Franklin-Bingham Fire Department, Franklin, MI, pumper. Commander cab and chassis; Cummins L9 450-hp engine; Waterous CSUC20 1,500-gpm pump; 1,000-gallon polypropylene water tank; 20-gallon foam cell; FRC TurboFoam TFC 100 single-agent foam system. Dealer: Bill Sedlacek. Emergency Vehicles Plus, Holland, MI. (Photo courtesy of Tony Averbuch.)


E-ONE—Sarasota County (FL) Fire Department rescue-pumper. Cyclone II cab and chassis; Cummins L9 450-hp engine; Hale Qmax 1,250-gpm pump; 1,000-gallon polypropylene water tank; 30-gallon foam cell; FoamPro 2001 single-agent foam system; Harrison 6-kW generator; FRC 360 camera system. Dealer: RTC Direct, Ocala, FL.

E-ONE—Sarasota County (FL) Fire Department rescue-pumper. Cyclone II cab and chassis; Cummins L9 450-hp engine; Hale Qmax 1,250-gpm pump; 1,000-gallon polypropylene water tank; 30-gallon foam cell; FoamPro 2001 single-agent foam system; Harrison 6-kW generator; FRC 360 camera system. Dealer: RTC Direct, Ocala, FL.


Sutphen—NASA, Kennedy Space Center, FL, 75-foot rear-mount aerial ladder quint. Monarch cab and chassis; Cummins L9 450-hp engine; Hale Qmax 2,000-gpm pump; UPF Poly 500-gallon water tank; 40-gallon foam cell; Elkhart eductor foam system; Harrison 10-kW generator. Dealer: Guy Lombardo, South Florida Emergency Vehicles, Fort Myers, FL.

Sutphen—NASA, Kennedy Space Center, FL, 75-foot rear-mount aerial ladder quint. Monarch cab and chassis; Cummins L9 450-hp engine; Hale Qmax 2,000-gpm pump; UPF Poly 500-gallon water tank; 40-gallon foam cell; Elkhart eductor foam system; Harrison 10-kW generator. Dealer: Guy Lombardo, South Florida Emergency Vehicles, Fort Myers, FL.


Ferrara—Big Horn County Fire District #1, Lovell, WY, top-mount pumper. Cinder cab and chassis; Cummins L9 450-hp engine; Waterous CSU 1,500-gpm pump; 1,000-gallon polypropylene water tank; two 20-gallon foam cells; FoamPro 2002 Class A and B foam system; TFT Crossfire XFC-62 1,250-gpm portable lightweight monitor package. Dealer: Mike Covington, Star Emergency Group, Houston, TX.

Ferrara—Big Horn County Fire District #1, Lovell, WY, top-mount pumper. Cinder cab and chassis; Cummins L9 450-hp engine; Waterous CSU 1,500-gpm pump; 1,000-gallon polypropylene water tank; two 20-gallon foam cells; FoamPro 2002 Class A and B foam system; TFT Crossfire XFC-62 1,250-gpm portable lightweight monitor package. Dealer: Mike Covington, Star Emergency Group, Houston, TX.


Spartan ER—Moon Township (PA) Volunteer Fire Company pumper. Metro Star LFD cab and chassis; Cummins ISL 450-hp engine; Hale Qmax 1,500-gpm pump; 1,000-gallon polypropylene water tank; 40-gallon foam cell; Harrison 8-kW generator. Dealer: Dan Polinsky, 1st Out Specialty Vehicles & Equipment, Moon Township, PA. (Photo by Jason Coleman-Cobb.)

Spartan ER—Moon Township (PA) Volunteer Fire Company pumper. Metro Star LFD cab and chassis; Cummins ISL 450-hp engine; Hale Qmax 1,500-gpm pump; 1,000-gallon polypropylene water tank; 40-gallon foam cell; Harrison 8-kW generator. Dealer: Dan Polinsky, 1st Out Specialty Vehicles & Equipment, Moon Township, PA. (Photo by Jason Coleman-Cobb.)


Toyne—Tuftonboro Fire Department, Mirror Lake, NH, pumper. Spartan Gladiator MFD cab and chassis; Cummins X15 565-hp engine; Waterous CSCU20 1,500-gpm pump; UPF Poly 2,000-gallon water tank; 30-gallon foam cell; FoamPro 2002 Glass A foam system; Onan 10-kW generator; Elkhart Stinger model 8297 monitor with TFT 18-inch extension. Dealer: Jake Bourdeau, Eastern Fire Apparatus, Milton, NH.

Toyne—Tuftonboro Fire Department, Mirror Lake, NH, pumper. Spartan Gladiator MFD cab and chassis; Cummins X15 565-hp engine; Waterous CSCU20 1,500-gpm pump; UPF Poly 2,000-gallon water tank; 30-gallon foam cell; FoamPro 2002 Glass A foam system; Onan 10-kW generator; Elkhart Stinger model 8297 monitor with TFT 18-inch extension. Dealer: Jake Bourdeau, Eastern Fire Apparatus, Milton, NH.


4 Guys Fire Trucks—Town of Canton (CT) Volunteer Fire & EMS, pumper-tanker. Spartan Gladiator MFD cab and chassis; Cummins X15 565-hp engine; Hale Qmax-XS 2,000-gpm pump; UPF Poly 2,500-gallon water tank; TFT Crossfire deck gun on 18-inch TFT Extend-A-Gun; Newton 10-inch square electric dump valves on sides and rear; Zico Quic-Lift horizontal ladder bracket. Dealer: Jon Cares, Granite Fire Apparatus Inc., Pelham, NH.

4 Guys Fire Trucks—Town of Canton (CT) Volunteer Fire & EMS, pumper-tanker. Spartan Gladiator MFD cab and chassis; Cummins X15 565-hp engine; Hale Qmax-XS 2,000-gpm pump; UPF Poly 2,500-gallon water tank; TFT Crossfire deck gun on 18-inch TFT Extend-A-Gun; Newton 10-inch square electric dump valves on sides and rear; Zico Quic-Lift horizontal ladder bracket. Dealer: Jon Cares, Granite Fire Apparatus Inc., Pelham, NH.


Midwest Fire—New River Volunteer Fire & Rescue, Crumpler, NC, tanker-pumper. Freightliner M2 cab and chassis; Cummins L9 350-hp engine; Waterous CSU 1,500-gpm pump; APR polypropylene 3,000-gallon water tank; three Newton 10-inch square dump valves with telescoping chutes; Zico electric portable tank carrier and 3,000-gallon portable tank; All-Poly™ construction, “sweep out” compartments; Rear View Safety rear-view camera system. Dealer: Joe Hlushak, Midwest Fire, Luverne, MN.

Midwest Fire—New River Volunteer Fire & Rescue, Crumpler, NC, tanker-pumper. Freightliner M2 cab and chassis; Cummins L9 350-hp engine; Waterous CSU 1,500-gpm pump; APR polypropylene 3,000-gallon water tank; three Newton 10-inch square dump valves with telescoping chutes; Zico electric portable tank carrier and 3,000-gallon portable tank; All-Poly™ construction, “sweep out” compartments; Rear View Safety rear-view camera system. Dealer: Joe Hlushak, Midwest Fire, Luverne, MN.


Seagrave—Hudson (NH) Fire Department 100-foot 500 Force rear-mount aerial ladder. Marauder stainless steel full-tilt cab and chassis; Cummins X12 500-hp engine; air bottle compartment for 8 air bottles; 48-inch transverse compartment. Dealer: Charlie Nigzus, Fleetmasters Sales & Service, Windsor Locks, CT.

Seagrave—Hudson (NH) Fire Department 100-foot 500 Force rear-mount aerial ladder. Marauder stainless steel full-tilt cab and chassis; Cummins X12 500-hp engine; air bottle compartment for 8 air bottles; 48-inch transverse compartment. Dealer: Charlie Nigzus, Fleetmasters Sales & Service, Windsor Locks, CT.


Spencer Manufacturing—Benton Township (MI) Fire Department pumper. Spartan Metro Star cab and chassis; Cummins L9 400-hp engine; Hale Qflo 1,250-gpm pump; APR polypropylene 1,000-gallon water tank; 20-gallon foam cell; Smart Foam 2.1A single-agent foam system; Smart Power 6.2-kW generator. Dealer: Grant Spencer, Spencer Manufacturing, South Haven, MI.

Spencer Manufacturing—Benton Township (MI) Fire Department pumper. Spartan Metro Star cab and chassis; Cummins L9 400-hp engine; Hale Qflo 1,250-gpm pump; APR polypropylene 1,000-gallon water tank; 20-gallon foam cell; Smart Foam 2.1A single-agent foam system; Smart Power 6.2-kW generator. Dealer: Grant Spencer, Spencer Manufacturing, South Haven, MI.