Showcase: Ten-Wheel Tanker Rolls Into Esopus, N.Y.


  • Unit Type: Pumper/Tanker
  • Year: 2013
  • Manufacturer: KME Fire Apparatus
  • Chassis Manufacturer:
  • Model: Freighliner MS 122 2-door
  • Engine: Detroit Diesel 450 hp
  • Transmission: Allison 4000EVS
  • Pump: Hale DSD-125 1,250-gpm
  • Tank: 3,000-gallon polyproplyene
  • Generator: NA
  • Aerial: NA
  • Location: NY

Firefighters with the Esopus (N.Y.) Fire District have a 10-wheel tanker/pumper in service built on a Freightliner cab and chassis.

To fight fire, the unit has a 3,000-gallon water tank with three Newton dump valves, a Hale 1,250-gpm pump, and a 2.5-inch and a 4-inch connection for filling.

The aluminum bodied apparatus is 32 feet overall in length and was sold by Tim Besser, of KME Fire apparatus, N.Y.