Firefighting

APPARATUS DELIVERIES

Issue 5 and Volume 160.

The Cornwells Volunteer Fire Company in Bensalem Township, Pennsylvania, replaced an articulated elevating platform of a lower height with this E-ONE platform quint. According to Chief Jim Leonardo, platforms can hold more rescuees than aerials. The unit better serves the current needs of the jurisdiction, which includes a hotel and high-rises. Click here to enlarge image Features/Equipment: Cyclone II chassis with 245-inch wheelbase and eight-seat cab; DETROIT Series 60 515-hp diesel engine with ALLISON 4000 EVS automatic transmission; HALE Qmax single-stage, 1,750-gpm pump with 1 3/4-inch front bumper line and three crosslays (two 1 3/4-inch, one 2 1/2-inch); UPF 300-gallon water tank; 95-foot platform with 1,025-pound payload; AKRON StreamMaster monitor; and 13-foot, 8-inch outrigger spread; mounts for STOKES basket on platform; 182 feet of ground ladders; ROBINSON roll-up compartment doors, seven wheel well sleeves for spare SCBA cylinders; and light and power with SMART POWER 10-kw hydraulic generator, five HAVIS…

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