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Taylor Township Fire Department, Kokomo, IN, top-mount pumper-tanker. Spartan Metro Star MFD cab and chassis; Cummins L9 400-hp engine; heavy-duty stainless-steel body and subframe; Hale Qmax 1,500-gpm pump; and 2,200-gallon polypropylene water tank.
Apparatus Ideas

Many departments can’t always afford more complex or more expensive vehicles. However, some departments, with proper planning and working with a smaller manufacturer’s engineers, can come up with problem-solving options that they can build into a smaller vehicle to operate in their response area.
Features

The Clover Township (IL) Fire Protection District has taken delivery of this custom heavy rescue built by Alexis Fire Equipment on a Spartan Metro Star cab and chassis.
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St. Louis (MO) Fire Department chemical truck. Spartan Metro Star cab and chassis; Cummins L9 450-hp engine; heavy-duty stainless-steel body and subframe; Hale Qtwo 2,000-gpm pump; 300-gallon polypropylene water tank, and 800-gallon foam tank.
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Gates Mills (OH) Fire Department pumper. Metro Star SMFD cab and chassis; Cummins L9 450-hp engine; Hale DSD 1,500-gpm pump; 750-gallon polypropylene water tank; and Elkhart model 7200 Cobra EXM RF wireless monitor.