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BFX Fire Equipment built this Type 6 wildland engine for Viejas (CA) Fire Department on a Ford F-550 Super Duty 4x4 chassis with a crew cab, a fiber composite body, and an under-chassis tubular skid protection system. (All photos by Alan M. Petrillo)
The BFX Type 6 rig for Viejas (CA) Fire Department has a 16-1/2-ton Warn® TI-1 winch on the front using synthetic cable instead of steel.
The Viejas Type 6 wildland engine has a diesel-powered WATERAX BB-4® high-pressure pump that will deliver 100-gallons per minute (gpm) at 150-pounds per square inch (psi), a 300-gallon water tank, a 12-gallon foam cell, a Waterous Aquis 1.5 foam system, and a Hale Products electric primer.
Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management had BFX Fire Equipment build this Type 6 wildland engine on a Ford F-550 Super Duty 4x4 chassis and crew cab.
The Arizona Department of Forestry wildland rig has diesel-powered WATERAX BBX four-stage pump that will deliver 100-gallons per minute (gpm) at 150-pounds per square inch (psi), a 300-gallon water tank, a 12-gallon foam cell, and a Foam Pro foam system.
Boise Mobile Equipment (BME) built an Extreme Type 6 wildland rig on a Dodge 5500 4x4 chassis and crew cab, with a seven-inch BME full body lift, and 47-inch diameter Super Single tires, and full skid plate and tubular underbody protection. The vehicle was purchased by Escalon (CA) Fire Department.
The Escalon (CA) Fire Department Type 6 built by BME has a 120-gpm Darley AGE pump, a 300-gallon water tank, a 1-1/2-inch rear discharge, a 2-1/2-inch intake, and a one-inch booster line on a Hannay reel.
MTECH's QTAC Model 85HP, a skid-mounted pumping and suppression system with a WATERAX Versax 6 high pressure pump, an 85-gallon PolyTough™ baffled water tank, a two-inch gated suction, and a one-inch booster hose reel, on a Bobcat 4x4 utility terrain vehicle (UTV).
MTECH also makes the Model EMS-R medical ski with an adjustable attendant seat, welded one-inch-thick copolymer rescue litter platform, oxygen compartment, and IV pole. The unit can be fitted with a WATERAX or Koshin pump and a Hannay manual reel for one-inch diameter hose.
Bobcat makes the Model T595 track loader powered by a 74-horsepower diesel engine that is used in cutting fire line, overhaul, and other wildland tasks.
Flash Fire & Safety built this highway/off-road fire trailer with a gasoline-powered WATERAX Versax 6 pump, a 125-gallon water tank, a five-gallon foam cell, a 3/4-inch hose line on a manual reel, a 1/2-inch sprinkler system, and four portable water backpacks.