Showcase: Custom Pumper Delivered to Latham, N.Y.


  • Unit Type: Pumper
  • Year: 2013
  • Manufacturer: KME Fire Apparatus
  • Chassis Manufacturer:
  • Model: KME Predator XLFD
  • Engine: Cummins ISL9 450 hp
  • Transmission: Allison 3000 EVS
  • Pump: Hale Qmax-200 2,000-gpm single-stage
  • Tank: 650-gallon polypropylene
  • Generator: Onan 10,000-watt PTO/Hydraulic
  • Aerial:
  • Location: NY

Latham Fire Department recently took delivery of a KME Predator pumper. Built on a KME cab and chassis, the unit is powered by a Cummins engine and an Allison transmission.

To fight fire it has a Hale QMAX pump, a 50-gallon foam cell and a Feecon AP 1.5 foam system.

The body is a flat back style constructed of 3/16-inch aluminum and features full-height, full-depth compartments.

Other features include a 22-inch raised roof in the cab area which accomodates six occupants and a 22-inch front bumper extension for a front suction and crosslays.