Calcasieu Parish Ward 3 District 2, Lake Charles, LA, top-mount custom tanker. Inferno cab and chassis; Cummins L9 450-hp engine; Hale Qmax 1,500-gpm pump; 2,500-gallon polypropylene water tank.

CAL FIRE San Mateo County (CA) Fire Department, CZU-San Mateo County Division, water tender. Freightliner M2 cab and chassis; Cummins L9 380-hp engine; Waterous CVGPA 750-gpm PTO pump.

Toyne—Mellenville (NY) Fire District tanker. Kenworth T800 2-door 6×4 cab and chassis; Cummins X12 450-hp engine; Hale Qmax XS 1,500-gpm pump; UPF Poly 3,000-gallon water tank; stainless steel body; Zico hydraulic portable tank rack. Dealer: Dick Shakerly, Shakerly Fire Truck Sales, Round Lake, NY. << SEPTEMBER 5, 2019, PHOTO OF THE DAY    SEPTEMBER 3,...

Exeter (RI) Volunteer Fire Department #1, pumper-tanker. Freightliner M2 cab and chassis; Detroit DD13 505-hp engine; Waterous CS 1,250-gpm pump; UPF Poly 3,000-gallon water tank.

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