Showcase: 3,000-Gallon Tanker Protects Florence, Mont.


  • Unit Type: Tanker
  • Year: 2013
  • Manufacturer: Deep South Fire Trucks, Inc.
  • Chassis Manufacturer:
  • Model: Kenworth Model T-370
  • Engine: PACCAR 380 hp
  • Transmission: automatic
  • Pump: Hale 750 gpm
  • Tank: 3,000-gallon
  • Generator: NA
  • Aerial: NA
  • Location: Montana

The Florence (Mont.) Volunteer Fire Department recently placed in service a 3,000-gallon tanker built by Deep South Fire Trucks, in Mississippi, on a Kenworth cab and chassis. Florence is in western Montana 20 miles south of Missoula. Florence volunteers provide fire service to about 6,000 people in a fire district that covers 65 square miles.