Apparatus Introductions and Deliveries

Apparatus Introductions and Deliveries

New ambulance is one of several for Baltimore City Fire Department built by Swab Wagon Co., Inc. Mounted on Chevrolet chassis, it is a separate aluminum unit which permits chassis replacement without expense of new ambulance conversionFoam-dry chemical truck developed by National Foam System, Inc., and The Ansul Company. Built for airports or highways, it is mounted on a V-6 GMC 2500 chassis with 4-wheel drive and high flotation tires. Dry chemical capacity is 500 pounds; 250 gallons of foam liquid with 2,500-gpm turretChief John Gertken, Community Fire Protection District, St. Louis County, Mo., recently purchased this Seagrave 1,250gpm pumper. It is powered by a General Motors Detroit Diesel 8V-71N rated at 350 hp at 2,300 rpm. Aparatus was displayed at recent 1AFC conference in HoustonFWD Corporation displayed this P-2 crash-rescue truck at Houston I AFC Conference. Rated at 65,000 pounds GVW ami built mainly of aluminum, 35-foot-long vehicle is powered by two 340-hp engines, mounts a 1,4000-gpm single-stage pump and carries 2,300 gallons of water plus 200 gallons of foam liquidOren Roanoke Corp. built this 1,000-gpm pumper for Baileys Cross Roads, Va. Features Waukesha 300-hp engine, Waterous Electromatic pump and 300-gpm booster pump, 500-gallon tank, air brakes, Grover air horn, Akron foam system, Hannay electric booster reels and built-in 5,000-watt Onan generatorIslip, N. Y., recently placed this 75-foot Pitman Snorkel in service. Built by Young Equipment Corp. on Ford C-1000 chassis, it features automatic transmission, 500-gpm fog nozzle on platform and 210 feet of ground laddersAmerican LaFrance introduced its new Pioneer line at the Houston IAFC Conference. A custom unit, it is designed to compete with commercial chassis apparatus. Powered by a 256-hp VS Chrysler engine, it features a 750-gpm pump, five-man cab and 300-gallon booster tankJohn Bean Division, FMC Corp., has developed this Jeep highpressure fog unit. It carries 200 gallons of water and pump delivers 60 gpm at 700 psi to two gun-type nozzlesOne of four S-Type 100-foot tractor-drawn aerials recently delivered to Philadelphia by Maxim Motor Co. Said to have greater turning ability, they also feature Maxim drop-andlock ground jacksCommonwealth of Pennsylvania recently placed this International Harvester Scout in service at the York-Harrisburg Airport. Basic extinguishing agent is 300 pounds of Purple-KFirst delivery of a Canadian-built pumper to a V. S. community was this Pierre-Thibault Ltd. pumper built for Biddeford, Maine. Mounted on a Ford 900 chassis, it features a 750-gpm pump, 500-gallon booster and electric hose reelsHahn Motors Inc. delivered this 750-gpm pumper to Squankum Fire Co. No. 1, Howell Township, N. J. Built on a Ford C-1000 tilt-cab chassis, it is equipped with power steering, air brakes, 1,000-gallon booster tank, Hale two-stage pump and separate PTO pump for booster lines—Photo by H. W. HamptonRehoboth Beach, Dela., Volunteer Fire Company recently took delivery of this 85-foot Pitman Snorkel mounted on Peter Pirsch custom cab-forward chassis. Unit features tandem rear axlesChief Walter H. Carter, Lynn, Mass., Fire Department, recently received these four Mack units. Included are a 100-foot aerial, a 1,250-gpm pumper and two 1,000-gpm pumpers

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