Showcase: Leitersburg, Md., Rescue Engine 9-1

Pa. Rescue/Pumper


Apparatus Details

Unit Name:
Showcase: Leitersburg, Md., Rescue Engine 9-1
Unit Type:
Rescue Pumper
Year:
2013
Manufacturer:
Pierce Mfg.
Chassis Manufacturer:


Model:
Saber
Engine:
Cummins ISL9 450 hp
Transmission:
Allison
Pump:
1,250 gpm Waterous
Tank:
1,000-gallon poly
Generator:
Harrison Hydraulic 8kw
Aerial:

Department:
Leitersburg Vol. Fire Company
Location:
MD

On February 26, the Leitersburg Volunteer Fire Company placed a 2013 Pierce Saber rescue/engine in service.

The unit is equipped with a 1,250 gpm Waterous pump, 1,000-gallon poly tank.

Fire attack is handled with 1,500 feet of 5-inch LDH, a 300-foot 3-inch Blitzfire line, 300-foot 3-inch leader line, four pre-connected crosslays and a front bumper line.

Rescue equipment includes a full Holmatro extrication system including spreader, cutter, combi-tool and ram, Res-Q-Jack strut system, Turtle Plastic cribbing, a RIT pack and additional equipment.

The cab seats six firefighters and includes a Firecom wireless communication system. Electrical components include a Harrison Hydraulic generator, Will-Burt LED light tower and ample scene lighting.

The unit has already operated on a few working fires and is proving to be a vital asset to the fleet.