Issue 11 and Volume 144.

APPARATUS DELIVERS Hartly, Delaware, a farm community with a population of 111 in town has placed in service two major pieces of fire apparatus. Fire Chief Dwayne Nickerson explains that the department covers 55 square miles, and provide mutual aid to neighboring areas. Although the small business district in Hartly doesn’t have tall buildings, the department chose a new Telesqurt to provide easy access to roofs and high-elevation master stream for large fires, particularly on farms. Also, nearby towns have some larger buildings. The unit is also used to cam’ rescue tools, which include an air-bag system. The 50-foot Telesqurt is built by Snorkel Economy and is mounted on a Pierce Lance chassis with cab seating for 10 and a 201-inch wheelbase. The unit has a Waterous, 1,500-gpm pump and carries 500 gallons of water. Four 1 Vi-inch attack lines can be advanced from the pumper, and it carries 1,200…

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