This tanker-pumper was built on a Freightliner cab and chassis by Midwest Fire and delivered to the Granville (IA) Fire Department in September 2020.
The PUC™ Pump configuration allows the department to maximize storage space and reduce the length of the apparatus.
Whose brilliant idea was it to eliminate the tailboard from pumpers? Also known as the rear step, it served as an ideal work platform when or if required to reload hose or access equipment stored up high at the rear of the apparatus.
Taylor Township Fire Department, Kokomo, IN, top-mount pumper-tanker. Spartan Metro Star MFD cab and chassis; Cummins L9 400-hp engine; heavy-duty stainless-steel body and subframe; Hale Qmax 1,500-gpm pump; and 2,200-gallon polypropylene water tank.
Osceola (WI) Fire Department TeleSqurt pumper. Kenworth T370 cab and chassis; Cummins PX9 380-hp engine; Waterous CMUC20 1,500-gpm pump; and 65-foot TeleSqurt water tower/aerial ladder.
Thanks to a donation to the city from a longtime resident who recently died, the fire department was able to purchase a 2001 Pierce Contender pumper truck
Bluefield (VA) Fire Department tanker-pumper. HME Ahrens-Fox Spectr LFD cab and chassis; Cummins X12 500-hp engine; UPF Poly 3,000-gallon water tank; two 30-gallon foam cells; and Hale Qmax 2,000-gpm pump.
Photographer Steve Redick was on location at this late August 2020 structure fire in Illinois.
Rescue Engine 4913 is a 2016 Spartan Boomer built on a Gladiator cab and chassis with 10-inch raised roof that seats six firefighters.
Summit (CO) Fire & EMS chose a 14-foot aluminum SVI body mounted on a 10-inch raised-roof Spartan Gladiator chassis.