Truck 3 was placed in service with the McKinney (TX) Fire Department in July, 2015. The fire truck‘s cab and chassis (flat roof) is the E-ONE Cyclone II X medium model. Cab seating for five is provided along with an EMS cabinet installed at the rear of the engine cover. Both the cab and the dual axle Sidestacker body are constructed of extruded aluminum, and hinged compartment doors are part of the body package. SCBA cylinder storage is located above the rear wheel wells (four bottles per side).
Power is provided by a 500-hp Cummins ISX 12 engine and an Allison EVS 4000 five-speed transmission with pushbutton shifter. An Onan 6-kW hydraulic generator is located in the right side storage area.
The fire apparatus has a Hale QMAX 2,000-gpm pump (midship) and a UPF Poly III 500-gallon “T” tank. Dual 1¾-inch jump lines with 400 feet of hose (200 feet each) are located in the front bumper tray. Crosslays located behind the cab include a 2½-inch (200 feet of hose) in the front lay and three-inch (200 feet of hose) in the rear lay. The hosebed carries 1,000 feet of five-inch LDH in the upper right rear of the bed. A Hannay booster reel with 100 feet of one-inch hose is mounted on the upper right side of the body. Foam capabilities include a Hale 2.1 FoamLogix system with a 20-gallon foam cell. The foam system is plumbed to both front jumplines and the booster reel.
The aerial is a rear-mount, 100-foot HP model constructed of aluminum with a steel waterway that features a Task Force Tips 1,000-gpm electric monitor. Aerial lighting includes Whelen 500 Series TIR6 Super LED lights (blue lenses) at the ladder tip and blue Luma-Bar Pathfinder LED strip lighting on both sides of the aerial. The command pedestal for this is mounted on the upper left corner of the truck and is accessible by the left rear mounted staircase. Heavy-duty galvanized outriggers and a galvanized ladder tunnel are standard features. A full complement of ground ladders and a backboard is stored in the center-mounted ladder tunnel. A roof ladder is mounted on the upper left side of the body adjacent to the aerial, and an Alco-Lite CJL-14 combination ladder is mounted on the upper right body adjacent to the aerial.
The warning lights include two Whelen Mini Freedom 24-inch light bars (Model FNMINI) located on the front corners of the cab and two Whelen Mini Freedom 24-inch light bars (Model FT8RRRRF) centered above the rear cab doors. An LED Roto Ray is mounted on the front center of the cab above the grille. Whelen Super LED lights (both 600 and 500 Series) adorn the perimeter of the cab and body. Two Whelen Model L 31 beacons and Whelen Model B6LED lights are mounted on the rear corners of the body
Scene lighting is provided by Whelen Pioneer Plus PFP2 LED lights. Audio warning devices include a pedestal-mounted Federal Q2B and a Whelen Model 295HFSM1 electronic siren module. Two Federal Dynamax ES100 speakers with “E-ONE” grilles are mounted through the front bumper.
Dealer: Hall-Mark Fire Apparatus-Rowlett, TX
Representative: Chuck Harley
Photos and description courtesy of Lindsay Dye.