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Fire Apparatus for the Wildland Urban Interface

01 / 09

WUI Fire Apparatus

HME built this Type 3 side mount wildland pumper for the Nevada Division of Forestry on an International chassis, powered by a Cummins 330-horsepower ISL 9 diesel engine, and an Allison 3000 EVS automatic transmission. (Photo by Alan M. Petrillo.)

02 / 09

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The Nevada Division of Forestry Type 3 built by HME has a Hale 500-gpm pump, a 500-gallon water tank, a 30-gallon foam tank, and a Hale EZ-Fill foam system. (Photo by Alan M. Petrillo.)

03 / 09

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The rear of the HME Type 3 has a 2-1/2-inch gated discharge, a 2-1/2-inch gated foam discharge, and a 2-1/2-inch direct tank fill connection. (Photo by Alan M. Petrillo.)

04 / 09

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HME displayed a Type 6 pumper built on a Ford F-550 4x4 Super Duty chassis, with a 1,500-gpm single stage midship pump, a 500-gallon water tank, and a 25-gallon foam tank. (Photo by Alan M. Petrillo.)

05 / 09

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The HME Type 6 has 139 inches of compartment storage, 40 cubic feet of hose bed space, and carries a Kubota AYX 24.8 horsepower 150-gpm pump for pump and roll operations. (Photo by Alan M. Petrillo.)

06 / 09

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Boise Mobile Equipment (BME) built a Type 3 Heavy wildland engine for Platte Canyon (CO) Fire Department on a Freightliner M2-106 Freightliner 4x4 chassis, powered by a 350-horsepower Cummins ISL 9 diesel engine, and an Allison 3000 EVS automatic transmission. (Photo by Alan M. Petrillo.)

07 / 09

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The BME Type 3 Heavy for Platte Canyon has a Darley JMP 500-gpm two-stage pump, an 800-gallon water tank, a 30-gallon foam tank, and a FoamPro 1601 foam system. (Photo by Alan M. Petrillo.)

08 / 09

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Platte Canyon's Type 3 Heavy has a designation as both a Type 3 and Type 4 wildland engine, and can be used for both wildland firefighting and as initial attack on structure protection. (Photo by Alan M. Petrillo.)

09 / 09

WUI Fire Apparatus

BME displayed a pumper-rescue built on a Ford F250 XLT with an extend-a-bed feature in the pickup box. (Photo by Alan M. Petrillo.)