The Wayne (NJ) Fire Department has taken delivery of a new and fully customized Toyne pumper. Better known as POL (Property Owner’s League) Fire Company #2, the new pumper not only adds more capabilities to the department’s existing fleet, but it also upholds a long-standing tradition of honoring fellow firefighters.
Established in 1922, POL Fire Company #2 has served the residents of Wayne, New Jersey, and the surrounding communities for nearly 100 years. Today, the volunteer fire department protects a territory that covers 24 square miles and more than 60,000 residents, while also providing mutual aid to several other communities and the New York City metro area. Annually, the department responds to more than 650 calls. On-call 24/7, the dedicated volunteers are trained to deal with various emergencies beyond fires, as occurrences of flooding frequently impact their area.
Wayne POL’s pumper body is mounted on a Spartan Gladiator LFD chassis. It is powered by a 500-hp Cummins ISX 12 engine and Allison 4000 EVS transmission. This particular cab has a 10-inch raised roof and boasts enough seating for a crew of six. The rig is also equipped with a backup camera, in-cab mounted flashlights, additional storage, and EMS compartments with exterior access.
Stall-built with a bolted painted stainless steel body, the Wayne Fire Department’s pumper features ROM painted roll-up doors that provide fast access to the various storage compartments that flank both sides of the apparatus. Using every inch of space, there are in-compartment mounted toolboards, Toyne custom slide-out shelving, wheel well SCBA storage slots (eight bottles), under step storage, and more tailor-made storage.
For the department’s pumping needs, Toyne fitted the apparatus with a 750-gallon UPF tank, 1,500-gpm Hale Qmax pump, Hale FoamLogix 5.0 Class B foam system, and a 50-gallon foam tank. An Innovative Controls tank gauge and FRC Pump Boss pressure governor allow the firefighters to monitor and select water discharge parameters. Several water intake and discharge points can be found on each side of the pumper. A booster reel mounted in the rear of the body allows for additional flexibility when responding to calls.
A full suite of emergency lighting fixtures ensures high visibility on the road. This setup includes Whelen warning lighting, FireTech HiViz 72-inch LED brow light, Whelen LED arrowstick, and front-mounted Roto-Ray. Abundant scene lighting is taken care of by Whelen PFH2 LED and FRC telescoping lights. To account for the electrics onboard, an Onan 10-kW hydraulic generator assists in supplying power.
“This department’s Toyne Tailored Apparatus is meticulously built and fully equipped for the current–and future–fire service needs of their communities,” said Bill Bird, Toyne Product Support Coordinator. “It is our honor to work with the firefighters of Wayne POL and make their vision of a response-ready pumper a reality.”
For more information about the Wayne Fire Department, visit www.waynefireco2.com.
For more information, visit https://www.toyne.com/fire-apparatus/delivery/wayne-twp-fire-co-2-pol-pumper-1542.