Calcasieu Parish Ward 3 District 2, Lake Charles, LA, top-mount custom tanker. Inferno cab and chassis; Cummins L9 450-hp engine; Hale Qmax 1,500-gpm pump; 2,500-gallon polypropylene water tank.
The fire trucks are equipped with the ZeroRPM® Idle Mitigation System, specifically engineered for E-ONE apparatus. The idle mitigation system will automatically switch off the fire truck’s chassis engine to power the warning lights, work lights and scene lights.
This Alexis pickup brush truck was recently delivered to the Altona (IL) Fire Protection District.
Bergenfield’s attempt to donate a decommissioned fire truck now has an interested buyer, reports northjersey.com. Bergenfield Councilman Barry Doll reached out to say he wanted to purchase the 1988 Hahn Pumper fire truck. Bergenfield had wanted to offer it, free, to the town of Samaná in the Dominican Republic, which needs a pumper truck. But because the truck...
The pink fire truck, owned by Pink Heals Tallahassee Chapter, has been named in honor of 3-year-old Miles Shanaghan died after a nine-month battle with stage 4 Neuroblastoma, reports ABC Action News. Miles’s father and brother were the first to see the new pink fire truck. The new truck is the second pink fire truck for...
A grant from the Texas Department of Agriculture will help Athens upgrade fire equipment, reports Athens Daily Review. The $500,000 grant will help upgrade the fleet of fire trucks and 33 self-contained breathing apparatus cylinder units will come to the end of their 15-year service life this year and will need to be replaced. The...
Rolling Meadows (IL) Fire Department 107-foot Ascendant aerial ladder quint. Velocity cab and chassis; Detroit DD13 525-hp engine; Waterous CSU 1,500-gpm pump; UPF Poly 500-gallon water tank.
The most typical pump panel locations are midmount pump panels on the driver’s side followed by top-mount panels, but then there are those in more unusual locations like the upper rear-mount location and the outboard or curbside pump panel for rear-mount pumps.
The heritage of today’s tractor-drawn aerials (TDAs) can be traced back to the late 1800s when the trailers were first given rear steering but were still drawn by horses.
From east to west and north to south, fire departments are having manufacturers build smaller units that are carrying larger pumps and performing many functions that typically are done with Type 1 pumpers.