The Patchogue Fire Department received a new Pierce Ascendant aerial platform that is highly maneuverable, as far as driving in its village, and also has a simple setup and operation.
Wisner (NE) Volunteer Fire Department wildland unit. Ford F-550 cab and chassis; 6.8L 3-valve SOHC 305-hp engine; and Waterous 2515LE 150-gpm @ 95-psi portable pump with 23-hp Kubota engine.
This is Alameda County (CA) Fire’s Arrow XT pumper with General Services Manager Pete Pegadiotes providing a rundown of the rig.
CustomFIRE built two rear-mount pumpers for South Area Fire and Emergency Response, Wausau, Wisconsin.
Wisner (NE) Volunteer Fire Department wildland unit. Ford F-550 Crew Cab and chassis; 6.8L 3-valve SOHC engine; UPF Poly 400-gallon water tank; 12-gallon foam cell.
Toyne mounted the bolted stainless steel pumper on a Kenworth T370 2-door chassis.
According to officials, features include a tight turning radius and a larger tank than the truck it replaces.
The department’s apparatus purchasing committee looked at several manufacturers and went out to bid. Smeal was the one manufacturer that met all of the department’s specs.
New River Volunteer Fire and Rescue, Crumpler, NC, pumper-tanker. Freightliner M2 106 cab and chassis; Cummins L9 350-hp engine; Waterous CSU 1,500-gpm pump; APR polypropylene 3,000-gallon water tank.
Alexis Fire Equipment built this 78-foot quint on an HME Ahrens-Fox cab and chassis.