The picture is of a fire apparatus dedicated to hauling hose: Hose Wagon 611.
Check out these pictures of recently delivered fire apparatus to the Chicago (IL) Fire Department.
Regardless of choice or necessity, some apparatus dealers are walking into fire stations representing multiple lines of fire apparatus.
The St. Charles (IL) Fire Department, located in the western suburbs of Chicago, runs a fleet of three engines and an aerial ladder made by Pierce Manufacturing, so when it wanted to replace an engine, it turned again to Pierce to build the unit.
LeMay Erickson Willcox designed this eight-bay fire and EMS station for Willingboro (NJ) Fire and EMS.
"What is ironic is that Willie is probably one of the best 'grunt' firefighters in the company. And when allowed to drive the apparatus, he's just as capable as the next person."
Fire departments seem to be living in the era of “big water flows” when it comes to pumping capacity on their engines and aerial quints.
The Berkshire (NY) Fire District had the foresight to make this unit operate in more than one capacity for the needs of the community it serves.
For nearly 25 years, a 1936 REO-Seagrave pumper served the community of Cayce, South Carolina, a small city near the state capitol of Columbia. While the pumper was used as a firefighting machine, responding to every type of fire call the city received, the pumper was also a part of parades, festivals, and historical reunions.
4 Guys Fire Trucks built a pumper-tanker for Canton (CT) Fire and EMS on a Spartan Gladiator MFD chassis and cab with seating for six firefighters, powered by a Cummins 565-hp X15 engine and an Allison 4000 EVS automatic transmission.