Addison (TX) 2017 Sutphen Monarch Model SPH 100 Quint
Truck 101 was placed into service with the Addison (TX) Fire Department on April 5, 2017. Both cab (10 inch raised roof) and chassis are the Monarch model. Cab seating for 4 is provided along with two rear facing EMS cabinets installed behind the driver and officer seats.
Truck 101 was placed into service with the Addison (TX) Fire Department on April 5, 2017. Both cab (10 inch raised roof) and chassis are the Monarch model. Cab seating for 4 is provided along with two rear facing EMS cabinets installed behind the driver and officer seats. The cab and body are constructed of #304 stainless steel, and AMDOR roll-up compartment doors along with hinged doors are part of the body package. A Coleman 15,000 BTU roof mounted RV air conditioner provides cooling when the unit is in the station bay. SCBA bottle storage is located adjacent to the rear wheel wells.
Power is provided by a 500-hp Cummins ISX 12 engine and an Allison Generation V EVS 4000 6 speed transmission with push button shifter. A Smart Power 10KW hydraulic generator is mounted in a center compartment at the front of the truck body.
The apparatus has a Hale QMAX 1500 GPM single stage pump (mid-ship) and a UPF Poly 300 gallon tank. Crosslays located above and to the rear of the pump panel include two lays of 1.75.inch hose (200’ each) connected to 1.5 inch discharges and one lay of 2.5 inch hose (200’) connected to a 2.5 inch discharge. The bed carries 1000’ of 5 inch LDH hose in the center bed directly below the aerial. Soft suction hose (20’) is stored in a trough on the right running board below the discharge panel and five sections of 2.5’ hose are stored in a right rear compartment.
The aerial is a midmount, 100 foot SPH model constructed of #6061-T6, unfinished aluminum with a stainless steel waterway that features Task Force Tips Hurricane 1250 GPM monitors-the driver’s side unit is remote controlled and the officer’s side unit is manually controlled. Aerial lighting includes Fire Research Spectra telescoping lights (2 mounted on the sides of the platform and 1 mounted on the turntable) and a Fire Research Spectra light flush mounted on the face of the platform. Rigid LED lighting adorns the aerial for night time operation. Alco-Lite ground ladders (10’, 14′, 16′, 16′, 24′-2 section, & 35′-2 section) are mounted in the ladder tunnel under the aerial. A 16’ double hook ladder is mounted on the right exterior of the aerial along with a Stokes box mounted on the left side of the aerial. A Little Giant 13’ ladder is stored in a right rear compartment with power tools and other equipment stored in compartments on both sides of the body.
The warning lights include a Whelen Freedom IV 72 inch light bar (Model FN72QLED) and 2 MCF LED beacons mounted on the rear body corners. Whelen M6 LED lights adorn the perimeter of the cab and body. Scene lighting provided by FRC includes a Spectra model pedestal light mounted on the side of the body toward the rear along with a Spectra Model brow light and two flush mounted Spectra lights on each side of the cab. Whelen scene lighting includes two 900 model lights on the rear body.
Audio warning devices include a Federal Q2B mounted through the front cab grille and a Whelen Model 295HFS2 electronic siren module. Two Cast Products Model SA-4201 siren speakers are mounted behind the grille, and the traditional fire bell is mounted on top of the front bumper.
Sutphen Corporation Sales Representative: Dean Shumaker
Article & Photos courtesy of Lindsay Dye.