Big Pine (CA) Fire Department Receives Its New HME Super 6 Truck

The cost of the truck was $286,000.

According to a report from Sierra Media Wave, the Big Pine (CA) Fire Department (BPFD) purchased a HME Super 6 at the end of September 2020. The vehicle has since been painted by Inyo-Mono Body Shop and then was outfitted in late December. The cost of the truck was $286,000.

Big Pine Fire Department purchased this HME Super 6 in Late September. We had it painted by Inyo-Mono Body Shop and had…

Posted by Big Pine Volunteer Fire Department on Friday, February 12, 2021


Features include a single-stage pump capable of pumping 500 gallons per minute (gpm), a portable diesel pump capable of delivering 200 gpm, and 300-gallon water and 20-gallon foam tanks.

The truck also has two reels with 100 feet of one-inch hose. BPFD members have placed all their rescue tools on the truck for a faster response, and it can be driven by any BPFD firefighter rather than them needing a Class B driver.

The ne truck also has two 12-volt LED scene lights, a portable FoxFury scene light, hose packs, and wildland tools.

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