Apparatus Deliveries

Issue 3 and Volume 156.

BY JOHN M. MALECKY The Grosse Ile (MI) Fire Rescue Department uses this KME rearmount rescue pumper for multiple function rescue and relaying water to a confined area, Firefighter/Engineer Chris Payette says. Grosse Ile is an island at the mouth of the Detroit River and Lake Erie. Click here to enlarge image Features/Equipment: INTERNATIONAL 4800 chassis with 157-inch wheelbase with four-wheel drive and two-seat cab; INTERNATIONAL DT 530 330-hp diesel engine with ALLISON MD 3060P automatic transmission; HALE PSD single-stage, 1,250-gpm rear-mounted pump with 13/4-inch front bumper line, ELKHART Sidewinder 350-gpm bumper turret, 13/4-inch preconnect in hosebed, and one-inch line on rear “belly pan” booster reel; CFP 430-gallon fiberglass water tank and 20-gallon foam tank; FRC Class B around-the-pump foam system; 14-foot body with ROBINSON rollup doors; WARN front-mounted, six-ton winch; HURST Simo unit with dual 100-foot hydraulic reels and HANNAY 125-foot air reel; and light and power with an…

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