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New Type Pumper Being Marketed

Issue 24 and Volume 79.

New Type Pumper Being Marketed A new type of pumper that is equipped with a number of pumps is being marketed now by Clarence N. Sylvester of Boston. Mass. The apparatus is of light construction and will, it is claimed, go over snow and other bad road conditions without the trouble encountered by heavier machines. It is claimed that the unit is ideal for forest fire service, and the pumper illustrated has been built for this kind of work. Each apparatus has eleven pumps so that it is possible to direct a number of independent streams on the fire. A test of this type pumper was made before tile forestry department of the State of Massachusetts, and the officials who witnessed the tests were very well pleased with the results and with the operation of the pumper. Arrangements are being made to test the pumper before some of the officers…

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