Apparatus & Equipment


Issue 4 and Volume 163.

By John M. MALECKY >> The Grant County Airport in Silver City, New Mexico, uses thisCRASH FIRE EQUIPMENT SERVICE Model CAV 5400 quick-attack unit for aircraft fire protection at the facility, says Airport Manager Larry Anderson. Features/Equipment: FORD F-550 4 × 4 chassis with 202-inch wheelbase and five-seat cab; FORD 6.0L Power Stroke diesel engine with automatic transmission; pump-and-roll capability with DARLEY 2½ Age 34 BS single-stage, 250-gpm pump powered by a BRIGGS & STRATTON engine, FEECON around-the-pump foam proportioner, twin hoseline reel, preconnect with CAFS, and AKRON Fire Fox bumper turret with FLIR ball camera; hydrochem technology on handline and turret; PLASMAC 400-gallon water and 25-gallon foam tanks; 500 pounds of dry chemical; and ROBINSON roll-up compartment doors.   >> The Dalian, China, Firefighting Bureau has in service two FERRARA Strong Arm pumpers. Ferrara Marketing Director Paul Christiansen says that this port city has the country’s largest petroleum port…

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