Philadelphia (PA) Fire Department pumper with articulating water tower. Spartan Metro Star MFD cab and chassis; Cummins L9 450-hp engine; Waterous CMU 1,500-gpm pump; 500-gallon polypropylene water tank; and 54-foot Ladder Tower Squrt™.
The officers felt him harmless, figuring he would be a reliable vote for whatever “they” wanted—providing he didn’t ask any of the “stupid” questions he was known for.
Northern Des Moines County Rural Fire District, Mediapolis, IA, pumper. Spartan Metro Star MFD cab and chassis; Cummins L9 450-hp engine; and Waterous CX 1,500-gpm pump.
The J. H. Ketcham Hose Company chose the E-ONE HR 100, featuring the advanced aerial control system, underslung jack spread of only 11 feet.
This quick-attack fire apparatus was recently purchased by the Tipton County (TN) Fire Department. It is built on a Ford F-550 XL crew cab chassis.
Pliable nylon gets more of each strap against even the most oddly-shaped tools and equipment.
A bus collided with a fire truck while the emergency vehicle was at the scene of an earlier crash, reports Toronto City News. No injuries were reported in the second collision but roads were closed for a short time for the investigation and cleanup.
Police are investigating an accident which caused injury when a car crashed into a fire truck that was in passing lane of the highway with emergency lights on, reports Mid Hudson News. The driver of an SUV rear-ended the fire vehicle causing her vehicle to overturn. She was trapped inside while the child was able...
Marysville approved the purchase of new radios for its fire trucks and ambulances, reports Voice News. The radios for the fire trucks are from Digicom Global, which carries Kenwood equipment, for about $12,980, and for the ambulances from AMK Services, which specializes in Tait electronics, for about $4,880. The total of the two purchases is...
The pumpers are considered "all-hazard response units," which the department says means they are equipped with 90 percent of what is needed at every incident 90 percent of the time.