Fire EMS, Firefighting, Truck Company

Apparatus Deliveries

Issue 10 and Volume 171.

  Photo by author. The Wildwood Crest (NJ) Volunteer Fire Department designed this FERRARA quint in mid-mount fashion to fit into the station. Chief Ron Harwood says it replaced an articulated/telescoping platform. It also has quick setup capability that helps when staffing response is low. The quint also covers three towns on working structure fire calls and covers Lower Township on dual engine responses. Features/Equipment: Inferno chassis with 258-inch wheelbase and six-seat cab; CUMMINS ISX 12 500-hp diesel engine; WATEROUS CSU single-stage, 2,000-gpm pump with three crosslays (two 1¾-inch and one 2½-inch); UPF 300-gallon water tank; HD-100 platform with 18-foot outrigger spread, 500-pound tip load at 1,500 gpm, and two AKRON Streammaster monitors (one remote control and one manual); parapet roof ladder bracket and 500-pound rappelling arm at the front of the platform; wheel well sleeves for hand fire extinguishers and spare SCBA cylinders; and light and power with a…

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