Showcase: Etna, N.Y. F.D. Puts Pumper/Tanker in Service


  • Unit Type: Pumper/Tanker
  • Year:
  • Manufacturer: KME Fire Apparatus
  • Chassis Manufacturer:
  • Model: 7600 TA 6x4
  • Engine: International 475 hp
  • Transmission: Allison EVS 5 speed
  • Pump: Hale DSD-150 1,500 gpm
  • Tank: 3,000-gallon polypropylene
  • Generator:
  • Aerial:
  • Location: NY

Volunteers with the Etna (N.Y.) Fire Department recently put a 3,000-gallon KME pumper/tanker into service. The 10-wheel apparatus has a polypropylene tank and a 1,500-gpm single-stage pump.

The unit also has three 10-inch Newton dump valves with two electric telescoping chutes one on each side.

The body is constructed of 1/8-inch black clad aluminum and features storage for a full ladder complement under the tank as well as three 15-foot sections of six-inch Maxi-Flex suction hose stored under the T-tank.

Other features include custom dual chrome vertical exhaust stacks, an International Diamond Logic electrical system, low side compartments and an overall length of 33 feet.