Barriere firefighters were very excited to greet a new fire truck, reports
The new 2021 truck’s engine is a 350 horse Cummins, has a Freightliner chassis, a Hale DSD1250 Midship Pump, Emergency Rescue Pumper with side control operator’s panel, the body construction is saltwater marine grade aluminum, and the water tank holds 1,000 gallons.
Features on the truck include a front bumper hose bin, a hydraulic overhead ladder rack, a 2500 watt inverter, FRC evolution push up scene lights, Whelen warning and scene light package, an Akron Apollo monitor, and a Whelen TAL65 traffic advisor.
The fire department posted to Facebook, “After it’s 2100km journey. Driving through snow, freezing rain, rain, wind and finally a beautiful sunny day. Barriere Fire Rescue’s Engine 2 is finally home. Over the next week we will outfit it and learn the few new options. Then on Thursday after practice it will enter service. Ready to protect the community for the next 20 years.”