The Cambridge (MA) Fire Department has placed in service this PIERCE Ascendant aerial. Acting Chief of Department Gerard Mahoney says that the lightweight, maneuverable apparatus provides and easier, cleaner response for navigating through confined streets in the department’s highly populated community.
Arrow XT chassis with 217-inch wheelbase and 10-inch raised-roof notched cab with seven seats;
extended front bumper with storage well for heavy stream nozzles and equipment;
DETROIT DIESEL DD 13 470-hp engine;
TAK-4 T-3 independent rear suspension;
AMDOR roll-up compartment doors;
Seven wheel well sleeves for SCBA spare bottle storage;
PIERCE 107-foot aerial with 750-pound dry and 500-pound wet tip load, a 16-foot outrigger spread, and an AKRON StreamMaster ladderpipe;
198 feet of ground ladders;
GENESIS rescue tools;
ZOLL AED; and
light and power with a HONDA two-kw portable generator and WHELEN scene lighting.
The Clintonville (WI) Fire Department replaced two rescues with this MARION BODY rescue as its main support unit for structural firefighting. The unit is also first out for extrication, ice response, grain bin, and other rescues, says Chief Shane Kreuger.
SPARTAN Gladiator LFD chassis with a 213½-inch wheelbase and 20-inch notched-roof cab with six seats and an EMS cabinet;
CUMMINS L9 450-hp diesel engine;
19-foot nonwalk-in body with AMDOR roll-up compartment doors and an oil dry hopper;
24-inch extended front bumper with two hydraulic reels and TNT rescue tools;
Linex cab interior holding ice rescue suits and custom cabinets to hold personal items;
UHP pump with reel;
air cascade system;
RAMSEY 6,000-pound portable winch;
ZOLL AED; and
light and power with a HARRISON 10-kw hydraulic generator, a COMMAND LIGHT KL, and WHELEN scene lights.
The Hummels Wharf Fire Company (Monroe Township, Pennsylvania) designed this MARCO FIRE EQUIPMENT minipumper to run with their other engines. Deputy Chief John G. Grove says that it runs only on hard surface roads and answers alarms for fires, motor vehicle accidents, and service calls and is a backup for medical calls.
FORD F-550 XLT AWD chassis with a 179-inch wheelbase and four-seat cab;
FORD 6.7L Power Stroke diesel engine;
WATEROUS CLVK 500-gpm pump with an Aquis 2.5 foam system, On-Step CAFS, two rear 1¾-inch discharges (one preconnected with two-inch hose and the other being a two-inch dead load);
UPF 300-gallon water, 30-gallon Class A, and 10-gallon Class B foam tanks;
ROM roll-up hose bed cover;
GENESIS battery-operated rescue tools;
PHILLIPS AED; and
light and power with a VANNER inverter and FRC lighting.