Apparatus & Equipment, Fire Prevention & Protection


Issue 12 and Volume 164.

By John M. Malecky The Suburban Fire Protection District, Kearny, Nebraska, uses this WEIS FIRE & SAFETY quick attack as a multipurpose unit for wildland and brush response and motor vehicle accidents, says Captain John Sydow. The department protects a city, suburban, and rural area. Features/Equipment: FORD F-350XL 4 × 4 chassis with extended cab with three seats and 186-inch wheelbase; FORD 6.4L Power Stroke 325-hp diesel engine with automatic transmission; Quick Attack 300 CAFS package; DARLEY 1½-AGE single-stage, 150-gpm pump with BRIGGS & STRATTON/DAIHATSU 34-hp engine and pump-and–roll capability, one 1½-inch preconnect, one-inch booster reel, and TFT Tornado bumper turret; ODIN 60-cfm CAFS; UPF 300-gallon water and 10-gallon foam tanks; RAMSEY 4½-ton portable winch with front and rear receivers; COX air reel; HURST Omni and battery-operated tool; and two FRC telescoping floodlights. Hillsborough Township (NJ) Fire Department, Fire Company 3, designed this E-ONE quint to respond as a second-due…

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