Apparatus & Equipment, Firefighting, Leadership


Issue 01 and Volume 166.

By John M. Malecky The Monroeville (PA) Fire Department designed this E-ONE aerial ladder truck in tractor-drawn form because it has more maneuverability, particularly in narrow residential streets, explains Chief Ron Harvey. It also has more compartmentation. Features/Equipment: Cyclone II tractor chassis with 150-inch wheelbase and five-seat cab; DETROIT Series 60 515-hp diesel engine with ALLISON 4000 EVS automatic transmission; 58-foot, nine-inch overall length; 100-foot aerial ladder with 500-pound tip load and 18-foot outrigger spread; pinnable waterway at 75- and 100-foot extensions and AKRON StreamMaster ladderpipe; 231 feet of ground laders; Stokes litter and assorted rescue rope with hardware the Stokes harness; PHILLIPS AED; MSA Evolution 5000 thermal imaging camera; and light and power with HARRISON 15-kw hydraulic generator, eight ROM floodlights (two each on tractor and at aerial tip and four on trailer), two FEDERAL scene lights on tractor, and four HANNAY electric cord reels. The Mendenhall (MS) Fire…

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