1989 Sutphen (Refurbished 2015) 100-Foot Aerial Platform

Truck 22 is a 1989 Sutphen SPH100 100-foot tower ladder, the former Ladder 621 from the Levittown (NY) Fire Department It is in service with Liberty Hose Company No. 2, located in Lykens, Pennsylvania. Sutphen completely refurbished the ladder truck in 2015. It is 47 feet, eight inches long, 10 feet, six inches high, and weighs 47,700 pounds. It is powered by a 525-hp Detroit Diesel 6V92TA engine with an Allison automatic transmission. It has a 1,500-gpm single-stage Hale pump. The rig carries 900 feet of five-inch LDH and 179 feet of ground ladders, including one 35-foot extension ladder, two 28-foot extension ladders, one 10-foot straight ladder, two 16-foot roof ladders, one 18-foot straight ladder, two 10-foot attic ladders, and one eight-foot attic ladder. Above the pump panel, there are two 200-foot two-inch preconnected lines with Akron TurboJet automatic nozzles. The bucket has one eight-foot 1½-inch preconnected attack line with an Akron TurboJet automatic nozzle, along with an additional 50-foot section of 1½-inch hose. The bucket also has two 1,000-gpm stacked tip deck guns, lights, air mask connections, axes, and other handtools. The rig also features a 15-kW hydraulic generator. Photo courtesy of Jim Hoffman.



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