Catawissa (PA) Hose Company #1 pumper-tanker. Freightliner M2-112 2-door cab and chassis; Cummins L9 450-hp engine; Waterous CSPA 1,250-gpm pump.
Recent ordinances in Canada make local fire departments responsible for providing drinking water to the public should a natural disaster occur. The fire department is located in an earthquake zone, so the possibility of a major power loss is a major concern. It could disrupt the area’s water purification systems that provide clean drinking water to residents.