Leadership

APPARATUS DELIVERIES

Issue 11 and Volume 141.

APPARATUS DELIVERIES Photo by Tom Shand The Phoenix (Ariz.) Fire Department has received four of the 23 Emergency-One Hush pumpers it will add to its fleet, all with a rearmounted engine. “We like the advantages of a rear engine design.” says J. Gordon Routley, assistant to the department’s chief. “It takes the noise and heat of the engine away from the cab and puts it in the truck.” Each pumper has a Hale two-stage, 1,500-gpm pump and an auxiliary pump. The units carry 500 gallons of water and 50 gallons of AFFF/ATC foam with an eductor system. An Akron remote-control, 1,000-gpm nozzle has 3-inch piping directly to the pump. The airconditioned cab seats six. The pumper shown is a paramedic engine that also answers medical calls. Three of the pumpers are additional units to the department; the other 20 are part of the department’s apparatus replacement program. Circle No. 90…

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