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APPARATUS DELIVERIES

Issue 5 and Volume 140.

APPARATUS DELIVERIES Seven of these FMC pumpers have been delivered to Stations 1, 13, 32, 33, 34, 35, and 41 of the San Antonio (Texas) Fire Department. According to Assistant Chief Charles Anaya, the department also operates 50 pumpers, 20 aerial trucks, six brush trucks, two snorkels, and two crash trucks. The new units are constructed on a Spartan chassis and have Detroit 8V92 diesel engines with Allison HT-740 automatic transmissions. Each has an FMC Ram Model 1,170 single-stage 1,000gpm pump and carries 500 gallons of water. An Akron heavy stream appliance, suitable for fixed or portable use with a 500-gpm nozzle, is mounted ahead of two booster reels, which carry 200 feet of ¾-inch hose each. Circle No. 88 on Reader Service Card Photo by Frank DeGruchy This Bronto Skylift 91-foot articulating platform was put into service at the Thunder Bay (Ontario) Fire Department in February. It was built…

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