This TDA is headed to the Pooler (GA) Fire Department. The department decided to go with a tiller because of the compartment space allowed on this type of apparatus.
This pump panel features low, easily deployable crosslays.
A closeup of the valves for LDH discharges and the rig's deck gun.
One fire company's logo.
The fire company also had its logo sewn into its crew seats.
Another example of the deep rear steps being spec'd on pumpers.
This rig's ladder rack is on the driver's side.
This ladder truck features accessible ground ladders from the driver's side and officer's side of the truck. Additionally, there is a complement of ground ladders through under the torque box.
Some rig's feature removable hose trays in the running boards under the pump panels. More on removable trays is available at: <a href="http://www.rigspot.com/content/rig/en/articles/features/2016/05/riley-bins-and-trays.html">Fire Truck Bins and Trays</a>.
One concern among apparatus specifiers is how to override the electronics in electronic valves in case of a failure. This photo shows a large-diameter rear inlet to the left and a small door labeled "REAR INLET OVERRIDE." Click to the next photo to view the override valve.
The Pooler (GA) TDA carries more than 300 feet of ground ladders.
Shown is the door open and the manual valve used to override the electronics should the valve be stuck open, closed, or somewhere in between.
Pooler (GA) has taken delivery of five Pierce Enforcer rigs in the past 30 days. The department allowed each company to come up with it's own company logo for the new rigs.
This front bumper configuration features a large-diameter intake on the officer's side and a handline discharge on the driver's side. the bumper is notched for the siren, and the 90-degree corners have been cut at angles for maneuverability.
This view of the pump panel on the officer's side shows a bin for hose in the, two discharges, and a steamer connection. Above are two crosslays.
This pumper has storage above the rear compartments on the officer's side for "rack" storage. More on rack storage is available here: <a href="http://www.rigspot.com/content/rig/en/articles/features/2016/06/rig-riley-rack-storage.html">Rack Storage</a>.
this rear hosebed is set up for handline deployment.
On the factory floor and the "Blue Floor," pumpers with larger back steps from which to work—if necessary—were prevalent.
Narrow pump panels help reduce the overall length and wheelbase of a rig.