Mingo Gets New Dual Pressure Pumper

Issue 4 and Volume 102.

Mingo Gets New Dual Pressure Pumper A new pumper featuring a pump designed to operate in high and low pressure passed preliminary tests of the Mingo Fire Department, Mingo Junction, Ohio. The tests were witnessed by a number of fire chiefs from neighboring communities. The unit, which has a 500-GPM capacity, is especially geared for Mingo’s hilly terrain. The pumping system will develop up to 400 PSI, using guntype nozzle; the booster tank carries 400 gallons of water (or treated water) a requisite because the unit protects an area of 9 1/2 miles including Steubenville Township and the facilities of the Wheeling Steel Corp. The apparatus was purchased with contributions made by the Wheeling Steel Corp., the Wabash Railroad, the fire department, and the trade-in allowance for old equipment with the balance coming from city funds. The Mingo Fire Department is headed by Chief Joseph A. Grantonic. In addition to…

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