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New Wildland Apparatus and PPE

01 / 07

HME WildMax

HME Inc. debuted its WildMax, a mini-Type 3 pumper built on a Ford F-550 Super Duty chassis at the Wildland Urban Interface exhibits in Reno, NV. Note the 1-½-inch connection in the front for a hand line. (Photo by Alan M. Petrillo.)

02 / 07

WildMax Pump Panel

The WildMax by HME carries a Hale single stage 1,500-gpm midship pump, a Darley 1.5AGE 150-gpm auxiliary pump for pump and roll, a 500 gallon water tank and a FRC Turbo Foam system. (Photo by Alan M. Petrillo.)

03 / 07

HME Wildland Apparatus

HME also makes the Model 34D Type 3 wildland vehicle on an International 4-wheel drive 4-door chassis that has a two-stage Darley 500-gpm pump, a 500-gallon water tank, a 20-gallon Class A foam cell, and a Darley 1.5AGE 150-gpm auxiliary diesel pump for pump-and-roll. (Photo by Alan M. Petrillo.)

04 / 07

HME 34D Wildland Apparatus

HME's Model 34D has an overall height of 9 feet 9 inches, a 26-foot overall length and a 183-inch wheelbase. (Photo by Alan M. Petrillo.)

05 / 07

Boise Mobile Equipment WUI Pumper

Boise Mobile Equipment makes a Type 3 WUI (wildland urban interface) pumper that's built on a 4-wheel drive Freightliner four-door chassis, powered by a Cummins 330-horsepower diesel engine and an Allison 3000 EVS automatic transmission. (Photo by Alan M. Petrillo.)

06 / 07

Boise Mobile Equipment Wildland Vehicle

The Type 3 wildland vehicle made by Boise Mobile Equipment has a 500-gpm midship pump, a 500-gallon water tank, and carries 1,000 feet of 1½-inch hose and 500 feet of 1-inch hose. (Photo by Alan M. Petrillo.)

07 / 07

Bobcat Track Loader wtih Forestry Cutter Attachment

Bobcat makes the T770 compact track loader with a 92-horsepower engine and a forestry cutter attachment to allow wildland firefighters to cut fire breaks through heavy brush and lightly wooded areas. (Photo by Alan M. Petrillo.)