Apparatus & Equipment


Issue 11 and Volume 153.

The Woodstock (NH) Fire Department Click here to enlarge image designed its EMERGENCY ONE pumper for firefighting in a small community that is 90 percent rural, according to Chief William R. Mellett. The department protects 1,006 residents in a jurisdiction occupying 58.4 square miles. Features/Equipment FREIGHTLINER FL-80 chassis with 234-inch wheelbase; cab seating for five; CUMMINS 6CTA-8.3 300-hp diesel engine; ALLISON MD 3060 automatic transmission; HALE QSG single-stage, 1,250-gpm pump; one 11/2-inch crosslay with 150 feet of hose; one two-inch crosslay with 100 feet of hose; rear preconnect of 200 feet of two-inch hose; four-inch, right-side discharge; EMERGENCY ONE 1,000-gallon poly water tank; and aluminum body with eight storage compartments. The Beloit (WI) Fire Department Click here to enlarge image has used a quint since 1974, and it has worked well for them, according to Deputy Chief Bryan Northrop. This standard design SUTPHEN aerial tower enables the department to adequately…

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