Gallery: Mini Pumper Designs

White House (TN) Fire Department had Unruh Fire build this quick attack pumper on a Dodge 5500 chassis with a Waterous 20-horsepower gasoline-powered pump, a 300-gallon water tank, and a 12-gallon Class A foam tank. (Photo courtesy of Unruh Fire.)

Shorter wheelbases for quick maneuvering, speedy response times, and the ability to easily get water on a fire fast all are advantages that proponents tout when talking about quick-attack trucks and mini pumpers.

From east to west and north to south, fire departments are having manufacturers build smaller units that are carrying larger pumps and performing many functions that typically are done with Type 1 pumpers.

More on Mini Pumpers at: Quick-Attack Trucks, Mini Pumpers Continue to Be Mainstays in Many Departments

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