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.
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.
Check out Part 3 from Daive Traiforos's collection of photos from a Fire Muster in New Haven, Indiana.
The pumper-tanker is built on a Freightliner M2 chassis and two-door cab and is powered by a 7.7-L, 375-hp Detroit DD8 engine and an Allison 3000 EVS automatic transmission.
Photographer Tim Olk took these pictures of rigs in service at a Griffith (IL) house fire.
Part 2 of the Dave Traiforos fire apparatus photos from New Haven, Indiana.
Check out these images by Dave Traiforos from a recent fire muster in Indiana.