In April 2018, a fire destroyed one of the Miccosukee (FL) Volunteer Fire Department's fire apparatus. Almost two years later, the department has taken delivery of a new tanker.
Climax (MI) Fire Department pumper-tanker. Freightliner M2 cab and chassis; Cummins L9 450-hp engine; Waterous CSU 1,500-gpm pump; and UPF Poly 2,500-gallon water tank.
The new deal covers purchasing 16 pumpers, nine aerials, four brush trucks, two heavy rescues, two water tenders, two ARFF units, one bomb unit, one cliff rescue unit, and one hazmat unit.
The pumper-tankers are equipped with bolted/painted stainless steel bodies on Kenworth T800 two-door chassis.
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.
Muskegon Charter Township, Muskegon, MI, pumper-tanker. Spartan Metro Star cab and chassis; 1,500-gpm pump; 2,000-gallon water tank.
Protecting a fire apparatus from corrosion like what occurs from road salts, salt water air, and chemicals can take on a number of forms, from coatings to immersion processes and corrosion-resistant materials.
There are a few key areas of focus that have been recently brought to the forefront pertaining to color selection and graphics trends.
22 recent deliveries from across the country.
Features of the new tanker include dump chutes at the rear, driver side, and officer side, an upgrade from the older unit, which can only dump water from the rear of the unit.