Engine Company, Firefighting

Apparatus Deliveries

Issue 10 and Volume 170.

By John M. Malecky The Hilbert (WI) Fire Department designed this MARION BODY WORKS truck to carry staffing and for rehab (and features climate control for these reasons), explains Second Assistant Chief Mark Fochs. The unit also responds to structure fires, motor vehicle accidents, mutual aid, as a rapid intervention team, and to Calumet County dive team calls. Features/Equipment: FREIGHTLINER m2 106 chassis with 210-inch wheelbase and two-seat cab; CUMMINS ISL 9 330-hp diesel engine with an ALLISON 3000 EVS automatic transmission; 19-foot combination rescue body (walk-in and walk-around) with walk-through between cab and body and six SCBA seats; AMDOR roll-up compartment doors; Four-bottle air cascade system with eight spare SCBA cylinders in wheel wells; PHYSIO CONTROL AED; and light and power with an ONAN 25-kw PTO-driven generator, nine-kw COMMAND LIGHT, and WHELEN scene lights on body. The LaPorte (CA) Fire Department protects an old mining community with a small…

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