Truck Company


Issue 5 and Volume 163.

By John M. MaleCKy The Ottawa County Fire District 2 in Minneapolis, Kansas, uses this WEIS FIRE & SAFETY EQUIPMENT COMPANY quick-attack unit equally as a first-out truck for rescue calls, explains Chief Mike Smith. It replaced a smaller rescue truck which did not have a pump or water tank and had less cab seating. Features/Equipment: GMC C 5500 4 × 4 chassis with 194-inch wheelbase and five-seat cab; GM Duramax 6.6L V 8 330-hp diesel engine with ALLISON 1000 EVS automatic transmission and pump-and-roll capability; WEIS Quick Attack 300 Wildland package; HALE HPX 200 B18 rear-mounted 245-gpm pump with BRIGGS & STRATTON engine, HALE Foamlogix 2.1A foam injection system, 1½-inch preconnect, one-inch booster reel, and two ¾-inch ground sweep nozzles; UPF 300-gallon water and 10-gallon foam tanks; front-mounted RAMSEY six-ton winch; three wheel well sleeves for spare SCBA cylinders; HURST rescue tool; HANNAY hydraulic reel; and light and power…

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