To deal with the water supply issues of the rural area, the department has installed a 750-gallon tank along with Hercules CAFS, complementing the Husky 3 Foam System.
This Southern Platte (MO) Fire Protection District's Velocity 100-footer features clean cab features.
Engine 861 began service with Lucas (TX) Fire Rescue on April 19, 2019. This engine features the Pierce Enforcer cab/chassis with seating for four and two rear-facing EMS cabinets mounted on the side walls of the cab.
Focusing on the clean cab concept, air packs will be mounted in a compartment outside of the cab. The department also went with seats that are easy to wipe down after responding to a call.
Engine 1 began service with the Granbury (TX) Volunteer Fire Department on August 15, 2019. The cab/chassis is a Pierce Impel model with seating for six.
This heavy rescue is built on a Pierce Velocity cab and chassis and is set up for structure fire support on the driver's side and vehicle extrication on the officer's side.
Because of where the department is in the mountains, the department needed a short wheelbase (162.50”) and a shortened bumper for smaller approach and departure angles.
This rig is designed with frontal impact and side roll protection for safety and a short wheelbase to help with the turning radius.
Colorado Springs recently unveiled five new fire apparatus: four pumpers and a new ladder truck.