Apparatus & Equipment

The Opelika (AL) Fire Department protects a 161-square-mile area that is 80 percent urban, 10 percent suburban, and 10 percent rural. Chief Terry Adkins

Issue 9 and Volume 152.

Apparatus Deliveries The Opelika (AL) Fire Department protects a 161-square-mile area that is 80 percent urban, 10 percent suburban, and 10 percent rural. Chief Terry Adkins says this EMERGENCY ONE pumper has a short wheelbase for maneuvering city streets with hard-to-access locations. Due to staffing limits, the unit has a large booster tank and quick-attack features. Features/Equipment: • Cyclone II chassis with 175-inch wheelbase; • 10-inch, raised-roof cab with six seats; • CUMMINS M 11 400-hp diesel engine; • ALLISON HD 4060 automatic transmission; • HALE QSMG single-stage, 1,500-gpm pump; • two crosslays, each with 200 feet of 134-inch hose; • two rear 200-foot, 134-inch preconnects; • one 212-inch rear discharge; • one three-inch, right-side discharge; • prepiped AKRON Apollo monitor; • EMERGENCY ONE 800-gallon water tank; • ELKHART 240P foam system; • 30-gallon foam tank; •1,000 feet of five-inch hose; • aluminum body with nine storage compartments; • ROBINSON…

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