Pitt Meadows Fire & Rescue Services in British Columbia, Canada has added a new engine to its fleet, according to a report published by the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows News.
The newspaper reported the new apparatus is expected to last 30 years and will serve as Engine 1, responding to all fire incidents, crashes and medical emergencies.
It has seating for seven firefighters and is equipped with LED emergency lights, as well as HAAS Alert Response to Vehicle system, the newspaper reported, adding that it joins a fleet that includes two engines, a quint ladder truck, a rescue truck and a number of utility vehicles and trailers.
Currently, the Pitt Meadows Fire & Rescue Services’ fleet includes two Engines i.e. pumper trucks, a Quint i.e. a ladder truck, a rescue truck, and a number of utility vehicles and trailers. The old truck will still be retained for training purposes thereby saving on the wear and tear of the in-service fleet.