By John M. Malecky
In service in Cape Girardeau (MO) is this 100-foot Rosenbauer
rearmount aerial on a Commander chassis. Powered by a 500-hp
Cummins ISX 15 diesel engine, it has a six-seat cab, ROM doors,
bumper storage for a Hurst tool and electric cord reel, an Akron
StreamMaster at the ladder tip, a 500-pound wet/dry tip load, FRC
brow and scene lights, and an 11.9-k W GreenStar generator.
The Summerside (Prince Edward Island, Canada) Fire Department
took delivery of two Fort Garry Fire Trucks pumpers. Mounted on
Spartan Metro Star X MFD chassis with 10-inch raised roof cabs, each
has a 380-hp Cummins ISL 9 diesel engine, a Hale Qflo 1,250-gpm
pump, a 960-gallon water tank, a Foam Pro 1600 system, an Akron
Apollo deck gun, a Crusader aluminum body, and FRC scene lights.
Fort Garry Fire Trucks
The Gibraltar Fire Company, in Birdsboro (PA), operates Attack
23, built by Marco Equipment Sales on a Ford F-550 XLT chassis
with rear crew SCBA seats. It is powered by a 6.7L Powerstroke
diesel engine. Features include a Waterous CLV PTO 500-gpm
pump and roll, a Waterous OneStep CAFS Aquis 2. 5 foam system,
UPF 280-gallon water and 20-gallon foam tanks, a TFT Tornado
bumper turret, Whelen LED lighting, and FRC scene lights.
Marco Equipment Sales, LLC
The Lake Crystal (MN) Fire Department has in service this
pumper/tanker built by Midwest Fire Tanker on a Freightliner M2
106 chassis. It has a 350-hp Cummins ISL 9 diesel engine; a Hale
MB P 1,000-gpm PTO pump; an APR 2,000-gallon water tank;
one each side and rear Newton 10-inch stainless steel dump valves
with telescoping chutes; a Portable tank carrier for a 2,100-gallon
tank; ROM doors; an Elkhart Sidewinder electric monitor forward
of the bumper; and Whelen scene lights.
Midwest Fire Tanker
The Chippewa Township Fire Department, in Wayne County
(OH), has this Firovac vacuum tanker built on a Freightliner
108SD chassis. Powered by a 400-hp Cummins ISL 9 diesel engine,
it has a five-seat cab, a Darley single-stage 1,500-gpm pump, and
a 2,000-gallon stainless steel water tank with six-inch rear and side
dump chutes. It carries two 2,100-gallon Fol-da-Tanks.
Firovac Power Systems
Boston (MA) Fire Department placed six E-ONE Typhoon pumpers in service. Each has a 400-hp Cummins ISL 9 diesel engine,
a Darley single-stage 1,500-gpm pump, a UPF 560-gallon water
tank, a Foam Pro 2002 system, a FRC TGA 400 pressure governor,
and a Trident air primer.
E-ONE Fire Apparatus