Apparatus

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...
Apparatus

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,...
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This 2008 Rosenauer/Peterbilt, in service with the Rimersburg (PA) Hose Company Inc., has four SCBA seats, a 10-kW generator, FireTech scene and brow lights, a 35-foot and two 24-foot ladders and a roof ladder.
Apparatus

The Prowers County’s new pumper/tanker fire truck has already been out on two recent calls, reports The Prowers Journal. The new pumper/tanker has a 3,000 gallon capacity water tank and can pump at a rate of 1,600 gallons per minute. The county has three holding tanks for water spread out on the plains for reserves. The...