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APPARATUS DELIVERIES

Issue 10 and Volume 144.

APPARATUS DELIVERIES The Milwaukee (Wl) Fire Department is now operating eight rearengined “Hush’’ pumpers built by Emergency One. These units are firefighting paramedic service units and have a crew of five personnel, which consists of an officer, a heavy equipment operator, an EMT, and two firefighter/paramedics. The rear engine affords more storage room in the cab, and the body features six compartments with roll-up doors. The compartment over the rear axle is recessed to carry such equipment as stretchers and standpipe hose. The pumpers have 178-inch wheelbases and Hale 1,500-gpm single-stage pumps with direct piping to a heavy-stream device. Other features include a 500-gallon water tank; 1,000 feet of threeinch hose; and a 500-watt quartz Tele-Lite. (Photo by John M. Malecky.) Circle No. I on Reader Service Card The Levittown Fire Company No. 2 in Pennsylvania operates this pumper-Squrt built through the combined efforts of Seagrave and Snorkel/Economy. In the…

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