Fire Apparatus

Apparatus Showcase: October 2020

Issue 10 and Volume 25.

Delivery of the Month

Pierce—Bloomington (IL) Fire Department 107-foot Ascendant aerial ladder quint. Velocity cab and chassis; Cummins X12 500-hp engine; Waterous CSU 1,500-gpm pump; UPF Poly 470-gallon water tank; Harrison 6-kW generator. Dealer: Larry Graves, MacQueen Emergency. Aurora, IL. (Photo by author.)

Rosenbauer—Whitestown (IN) Fire Department aerial ladder quint. Commander 7008 cab and chassis; Cummins X15 565-hp engine; Rosenbauer N series midship 2,250-gpm pump; Pro Poly 500-gallon polypropylene water tank; 101-foot three-section aerial ladder; hot dipped galvanized aerial sections and outriggers; Rosenbauer SMART aerial controls with control seat. Dealer: Jeff Stigall, Sentinel Emergency Solutions, Arnold, MO.

KME—Manhasset Lakeville Fire District, Long Island, NY, pumper. KME Severe Service cab and chassis; Cummins L9 450-hp engine; Hale Qmax 2,000-gpm pump; 500-gallon polypropylene water tank; 20-gallon foam cell; Elkhart 240-95P gpm foam eductor; 140-inch pumper body constructed of 3⁄16-inch aluminum. Dealer: Proliner Rescue Vehicle Sales & Service, Medford, NY.

SVI Trucks—Honolulu (HI) Fire Department heavy rescue trucks (2). Spartan Metro Star cabs and chassis; Cummins X15 565-hp engines; 16-foot partial walk-in rescue bodies; cab/body walk-through entry to interior storage areas; Western Mule telescopic boom cranes; Sigtronics US-675 intercom systems; gas model SHCD-10-M550X air compressors. Dealer: Harmer Communications, Honolulu, HI.

E-ONE—Sarasota (FL) Fire Department 100-foot aerial platform quint. Cyclone II X long cab and chassis; Cummins X12 500-hp engine; Hale Qmax 1,500-gpm pump; UPF Poly 300-gallon water tank; Harrison 8-kW generator; 100-foot aerial platform with short jacking. Dealer: Steve Kern, REV RTC, Ocala, FL.

Midwest Fire—Palm Bay (FL) Fire Rescue tanker-pumper. Freightliner M2 106 cab and chassis; Cummins L9 350-hp engine; Hale MBP 1,000-gallon PTO pump; UPF Poly 3,000-gallon water tank; three Newton dump valves; portable tank carrier and 3,000-gallon portable tank; All-Poly™ construction; “Sweep Out” style compartments. Dealer: Brett Jensen, Midwest Fire, Luverne, MN.

Spartan ER—Bedford (TX) Fire Department 100-foot aerial platform quint. Gladiator cab and chassis; Cummins X15 600-hp engine; Waterous CSU 2,000-gpm pump; Pro Poly 400-gallon polypropylene water tank; 30-gallon foam cell; FoamPro 2002 single-agent foam system. Dealer: Scott Gibbs, Metro Fire Apparatus Specialists, Houston, TX.

Alexis—R.S.P.& E. Fire Protection District, Roseville, IL, tanker. Freightliner M2 106 cab and chassis; Cummins L9 350-hp engine; Hale DSD 1,500-gpm pump; 3,000-gallon polypropylene water tank; heavy duty stainless steel body and subframe; Newton 10-inch square electric swivel dump valve, Dealer: Greg Landon, Alexis Fire Equipment, Alexis, IL.

Ferrara—Caddo Fire District #4, Keithville, LA, pumper. Cinder cab and chassis; Cummins L9 450-hp engine; Waterous CSU 1,500-gpm pump; 1,000-gallon polypropylene water tank; Will-Burt Night Scan NS1.8-600 WHL light tower. Dealer: Courtney Butcher, Ferrara Fire Apparatus, Holden, LA.

HME Ahrens-Fox—Byron Township (MI) Fire Department rescue-pumper. Ahrens-Fox AF1-LFDxl cab and chassis; Cummins L9 450-hp engine; Ahrens-Fox AF2000-SS 2,000-gpm pump; UPF Poly 893-gallon water tank; 30-gallon foam cell; Ahrens-Fox Class A foam system. Dealer: Matt Creech, Kodiak Emergency Vehicles. Grand Ledge, MI.

Sutphen—Apalachin (NY) Fire District stainless steel heavy duty custom pumper. Monarch cab and chassis; Cummins X12 500-hp engine; Hale Qmax 1,500-gpm pump; 1,000-gallon polypropylene water tank; Harrison 8-kW generator; FRC Spectra LED scene lighting; Whelen LED warning light package. Dealer: Randy Shear, Vander Molen Fire Apparatus Sales and Service, Syracuse, NY.

E-ONE—Omaha (NE) Fire Department HR 100 aerial platform trucks (2). Cyclone cabs and chassis; Cummins X12 500-hp engines; pinnable waterways; HR 100 extruded aluminum ladders; AXIS Smart Truck Technology; Onan 8-kW generators; extruded aluminum bodies with 10 compartments. Dealer: North Central Emergency Vehicles, Lincoln, NE.

Pierce—Loves Park (IL) Fire Department PUC pumper. Impel cab and chassis; Cummins L9 400-hp engine; Pierce 1,500-gpm PUC pump; UPF Poly 550-gallon water tank; 20-gallon foam cell; Pierce Husky 3 Class A foam system. Dealer: Dan Rudnicki, MacQueen Emergency, Aurora, IL.

Ferrara—Jackson County, Pascagoula, MS, 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; Will-Burt Night Scan NS1.8-600 WHL light tower. Dealer: Mark Flowers, Ferrara Fire Apparatus, Holden, LA.

Rosenbauer—Ferguson (MO) Fire Department aerial ladder quint. Commander cab and chassis; Cummins X12 500-hp engine; Waterous S100 1,750-gpm pump; Pro Poly 500-gallon polypropylene water tank; 30-gallon foam cell; 109-foot rear-mount aerial ladder; hot dipped galvanized ladder sections; Smart Power 8-kW generator. Dealer: Brian Franz, Sentinel Emergency Solutions, Arnold, MO.

SVI Trucks—Austin (TX) Fire Department heavy rescue. Spartan Gladiator cab and chassis; Cummins X15 505-hp engine; 12-foot walk-around rescue body. Command Light CL series CL 602A-W2 light tower; Wabco single-cylinder pass through air compressor; OnScene Solutions aluminum heavy duty cargo slides; LED compartment and ground lights. Dealer; Metro Fire Apparatus Specialists, Houston, TX.

Toyne—Hampton Falls (NH) Fire Department pumper-tanker. Spartan Metro Star cab and chassis; Cummins L9 450-hp engine; seating for six; Waterous CSU 1,500-gpm pump; UPF Poly 1,500-gallon water tank; TFT XG-18 Extend-A-Gun monitor; Command Light KL-450 light tower; Harrison 10-kW generator. Dealer: Jerry McKay, Eastern Fire Apparatus, Milton, NH.

Rescue 1—Albany (NY) Fire Department heavy rescue. Spartan Metro Star cab and chassis; Cummins L9 450-hp engine; 20-foot walk-around rescue body; Will-Burt Night Scan Powerlite with six Whelen Pioneer LED lightheads light tower; Onan 35-kW generator; curbside lift-up staircase; lowered skirt compartments; Whelen LED warning/search lights. Dealer: Larry Gates and Nick Catalino, Vander Molen Fire Apparatus Sales and Service, Syracuse, NY.

Seagrave—Westborough (MA) Fire Department 95-foot Aerialscope. Marauder stainless-steel tilt cab and chassis; Cummins X12 500-hp engine. Dealer: Charlie Nigzus, Fleetmasters, Windsor Locks, CT.

Spencer Manufacturing—Emmett (MI) Fire Department pumper-tanker. Freightliner 114SD cab and chassis; Cummins L9 450-hp engine; Hale Qmax 1,500-gpm pump; APR polypropylene 3,000-gallon water tank. Dealer: Spencer Manufacturing, South Haven, MI.

Firovac—Morrisvale (WV) Volunteer Fire Department pumper-tanker. Freightliner M2 112 cab and chassis; Cummins L9 450-hp engine; Darley PSP 1,500-gpm pump with hot water jacket; 1,500-gallon polished aluminum water tank; 20-gallon foam cell; FoamPro 1600 Class A foam system; two 2,100-gallon Husky portable water tanks. Dealer: Larry Reber. Firovac by Reberland Equipment, Apple Creek, OH.

Kyrish—Liberty Hill (TX) Fire Department brush/rescue unit. International CV cab and chassis; Chevrolet 6.6L Duramax 350-hp engine; Hale HPX200-KBD24 portable pump; UPF Poly 500-gallon water tank; 10-gallon foam cell; Scotty 4171 single-agent foam system. Dealer: Milton Umiker, Kyrish Government Group, Killeen, TX.