Photos and Description Courtesy of Lindsay Dye
Engine 182 was placed into service with the Red Oak (TX) Fire-Rescue on August 11, 2017. The cab/chassis is a Pierce Enforcer model with seating for four and two rear-facing EMS cabinets mounted on the side walls of the cab. The apparatus is constructed of aluminum with full-depth compartments and AMDOR roll-up doors. SCBA storage is located adjacent to the right rear wheel well.
The power is provided by a Cummins ISL9 450-hp engine and an Allison 3000 EVS five-speed transmission with pushbutton controls. The TAK-4 independent front suspension system is featured as is the Pierce Command Zone advanced electronic and control system.
The apparatus has a Waterous CSU single-stage, 1,500-gpm pump along with a 750-gallon polypropylene tank. Foam capabilities are provided by a Husky 3 Foam System with a 30-gallon foam cell. Foam is plumbed to the front jump line, the crosslays, and the booster line.
The hosebed carries 1,200’ of 5-inch LDH along with 300’ of 3-inch hose and 200’ of 2½-inch hose. The front bumper tray carries 100’ of 1¾-inch hose connected to a 1.5 inch discharge on the right front bumper. Two crosslays (200’ each of 1½-inch hose with 1½-inch discharges) and one crosslay (200’ of 2-inch hose) are located in a semienclosed compartment behind the cab adjacent to the pump panel. Five-inch soft suction hose is stored in the running boards on each side of the apparatus. A Task Force Tips (TFT) Crossfire Electric Monitor and a TFT Master Stream Model M-ER electric nozzle are mounted above the pump panel. The booster reel (150’ of ¾-inch hose) is located in a center compartment on the rear body, and ladder storage (24’ 2-section, 14’ roof, 10’ folding, and a backboard) is in the upper right compartment on the rear body.
Warning lights include a Whelen Freedom IV-Q LED Lightbar (81 inch), a Roto Ray on the nose, Whelen M6 LED lights on the apparatus body and Whelen B6M7 beacons on the upper rear corners of the body. Scene lighting provided by FRC LED lights (model SPA260-Q20) located on both sides of the cab and body. An FRC SPA851-Q28 brow light is center-mounted on the cab. Audio warning devices include a Federal Q2B siren mounted on the left front bumper and a Whelen Model 295HFSA7 electronic siren module connected to two Whelen SA315P 100-watt speakers mounted through the front bumper. The traditional bell adorned by a gold eagle is mounted on the right front bumper.
Dealer: Siddons-Martin Emergency Group-Houston, TX
Representative: Scott Beckwith