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Christiansburg (VA) VFD Dedicates Ladder Fire Apparatus

Courtesy of Fire Department Facebook

A 100-foot ladder truck has been dedicated in the memory of four fire departments members have died, reports WDBJ 7.

The truck bears art work to celebrate the lives of the four firefighters. Family of the firefighters were invited to the ceremony.

Tax payments funded the $1.5 million truck.

CHASSIS Velocity®
BODY Ascendant® 100’ Heavy-Duty Aerial Tower
ACTUAL OVERALL HEIGHT 10’11”
ENGINE Cummins X15
HORSEPOWER 600 hp
FRONT SUSPENSION TAK-4® Independent Front Suspension
REAR SUSPENSION Air
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM Command Zone™
PUMP Waterous Midship
PUMP GPM 2000 gpm
TANK Water
TANK SIZE 300 gallons
GENERATOR PTO-driven & Harrison Hydraulic
GENERATOR KW 6 kW