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Summit Fire Apparatus Pumper-Tankers

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Summit Fire Apparatus Pumper-Tanker

Boothsville (WV) Volunteer Fire Department's pumper-tanker built by Summit Fire Apparatus has an 1,800-gallon water tank and carries a portable water tank in a manually-operated rack on the right side of the vehicle. The Newton Fire Department's pumper-tanker has an identical arrangement. (Photo courtesy of Summit Fire Apparatus.)

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Newton Fire Department Summit Pumper-Tanker

The Newton pumper-tanker has a shorter overall length than the Boothsville rig because Newton carries a Hale Sidekick 750-gpm frame-mounted pump instead of a traditional midship pump. (Photo courtesy of Summit Fire Apparatus.)

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Summit Fire Apparatus Pumper-Tanker Pump Panel

This closeup shows the pump panel arrangement of Newton Fire Department's Hale Sidekick 750-gpm pump. (Photo courtesy of Summit Fire Apparatus.)

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Boothsville Volunteer Fire Department Summit Pumper-Tanker

The Summit-built pumper-tanker for Boothsville Volunteer Fire Department mounts a Hale 750-gpm power takeoff midship pump that carries two cross lays on top. (Photo courtesy of Summit Fire Apparatus.)

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Summit Fire Apparatus Pumper-Tanker on a Freightliner M2 Chassis

The two pumper-tankers built by Summit Fire Apparatus are on Freightliner M2 chassis, powered by Cummins 350-hp diesel engines. The Boothsville rig has an Allison 3000 EVS automatic transmission, while the Newton vehicle (shown here) has an Eaton Eight 10-speed manual transmission. (Photo courtesy of Summit Fire Apparatus.)