Fire Apparatus & Firefighting Equipment: FL Fire Department Takes Delivery of New Pumper

07/05/2013
Alachua County (FL) Fire Rescue recently took delivery of an E-ONE Typhoon Pumper from Hall-Mark Fire Apparatus, Inc. Alachua County Fire Rescue covers more than 600 square miles including the City of Alachua, the Towns of Waldo, Archer and Hawthorne and all unincorporated areas within Alachua County. The department has a staff of 187, who work on operations including fire and rescue. There are many rough road conditions within the service area, therefore it was important for the department to specify an apparatus that had a 2-stage pump system for tanker operations in rural areas. Also, due to element exposure, an aluminum cover over the hose bed was specified. The Typhoon Pumper has the...

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