The order for nine pumpers is the largest in the department’s history and will be distributed among each of its nine fire stations to replace aging apparatus.
This pumper-tanker, manufactured by HME Ahrens-Fox was delivered in January 2020.
CustomFIRE built two rear-mount pumpers for South Area Fire and Emergency Response, Wausau, Wisconsin.
Merrill (IA) Fire & Rescue tanker-pumper. Freightliner cab and chassis; Cummins L9 350-hp engine; Darley LSP 1,000-gpm pump; and UPF Poly 2,000-gallon water tank.
Four pumpers and four tankers have recently been delivered by Toyne to the Pottawatomie County Consolidaetd Fire District No.1 in Wamego, Kansas.
Lake Egypt Fire Protection District, Marion, IL, pumper-tanker. Freightliner M2 cab and chassis; Waterous CXVK 1,000-gpm pump; 3,000-gallon polypropylene water tank.
The mission of General Truck Body’s Multi Patient Vehicle (MPV) is to provide rapid transport of large numbers of casualties from man-made or natural disasters.
Baker (FL) Fire District side-mount pumper. Freightliner M2 106 4-door cab and chassis; Cummins L9 330-hp engine; Hale DSD 1,500-gpm pump.
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.