Short Beach, Conn., has New Triple Combination

Issue 4 and Volume 68.

Short Beach, Conn., has New Triple Combination The Short Beach Hose, Hook and Ladder Company of the Short Beach, Conn., fire department has recently acquired a Northern triple combination car mounted on a 1914 Pierce-Arrow chassis. When this apparatus was tested, it threw over 625 gallons per minute at over 150 pounds net pump pressure. It also passed the 600-gallon Underwriters’ inspection test in three capacities at three different pressures with an ample margin of safety, both gallonage and pressure. The apparatus is equipped with a 1,000-foot hose body, two 35-gallon steel chemical tanks and all other standard equipment.

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