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Grafton (MA) Volunteer Fire Department vacuum tanker-pumper. Spartan Gladiator cab and chassis; Cummins X15 505-hp engine; Darley PSP 1,500-gpm pump; 3,000-gallon polished aluminum vacuum water tank
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The Freeport Fire Department has hired a consultant to help determine what apparatus is needed for the fleet, reports Portland Press Herald. Emergency Vehicle Response will examine all vehicles in the department’s fleet, including ambulances, and advise the department on replacing its pumper, tanker and ladder trucks. Once the fleet assessment is completed, it could...
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The Granville Fire & Emergency Medical Services Department recently received two grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program, reports nwestiowa.com. The larger of the two grants is approximately $280,000 and will be used to help pay for a new 4,000-gallon tanker truck that will replace the department’s 5,000-gallon tanker truck,...