By John M. Malecky
The Hermitage (PA) Fire Department placed in service this
rescue truck built by Rescue 1 Manufacturing. It is mounted on
a Spartan Metro Star MFD chassis with 10-inch raised-roof cab
and six seats. Features include a 450-hp Cummins ISL 9 diesel
engine, a 20-foot nonwalk-in body with ROM doors and a Carefree awning, a Will Burt Night Scan with a 15-foot tower, FRC
brow and scene lights, and an Onan 35-k W hydraulic generator.
Rescue 1 Manufacturing
The Oshkosh (WI) Fire Department has in service two Pierce
Quantum 105-foot quints with the TAK- 4 T- 3 combined
independent front and rear suspension system, which helps them
handle their rough and narrow streets. They have 500-hp Detroit
DD13 diesel engines, four-seat cabs with EMS cabinets, Pierce
PUC 1,500-gpm pumps, 500-gallon water tanks, low crosslays,
and remote top controls for the aerials.
The Mansfield (CT) Fire Department uses this Spartan ER
tanker, which has a Metro Star LTD chassis with two-seat
cab. Features include a 450-hp Cummins ISL 9 diesel engine,
an APS bag system, a Hale DSD 1,500-gpm pump, a UPF
polished 3,000-gallon water tank, three 10-inch Newton dump
valves, and a Zico electric portable tank rack.
The Ossipee Corner (NH) Fire Department responds with this
EVI rescue truck. It has a Ford F-550 4× 4 chassis, a 14-foot
extruded aluminum body with three-seat crew compartment, a
Smart Power 8-k W generator in a rooftop recessed compartment,
a Will Burt Night Scan, a Hannay electric cord reel, and a Warn
five-ton Zeon multi-point winch.
Emergency Vehicles, Inc.
KME Fire Apparatus sold these five pumpers to the Santa
Barbara County (CA) Fire Authority. Features include Predator
Severe Service XMFD chassis; 450-hp Cummins ISX 12 diesel
engines; Hale Qmax 1,500-gpm pumps; Foamlogix 3. 3 systems;
UPF 600-gallon water and 25-gallon foam tanks; Akron deck
guns; Ziamatic ladder racks; and Honda 5-k W gas generators.
KME Fire Apparatus
Deerfield Township Fire Rescue, in Loveland, Colorado, has this
Ferrara HD-107 rear-mount aerial quint. It has an Inferno chassis, an extruded aluminum body, a Waterous CSU 1,250-2,000-
gpm pump, a 500-gallon water tank, crosslays above the pump,
and a raised notched cab roof.
Ferrara Fire Apparatus