Showcase: Unique Tanker Delivered to Fort Montgomery, N.Y.


  • Unit Type: Tanker
  • Year: 2013
  • Manufacturer: KME Fire Apparatus
  • Chassis Manufacturer:
  • Model: KME Predator Severe Service
  • Engine: Cummins ISX15 550-hp
  • Transmission: Allison 4000EVS
  • Pump: Hale DSD-150 1,500-gpm
  • Tank: 2,400-gallon polypropylene
  • Generator: NA
  • Aerial: NA
  • Location: NY

The Fort Montgomery (N.Y.) Fire Department has taken delivery of a unique tanker with a 1,500-gpm pump, a 2,400-gallon tank and a large diameter hose reel capable of holding up to 4,000 feet of 4-inch hose.

It's built on a KME Predator two-door cab and chassis with seating for two. It has three Newton 10-inch dump valves.

It carries a 12-foot roof ladder and a 10-foot folding ladder in the hose bed on a Zico drop down rack. It also has two arm Quic-Lift portable tank systems, Class 1 ES-KEY multiplex electrical system and a Whelen light package.

The overall length of the apparatus is 33.1 feet long with a 10-foot, 8-inch height.

The apparatus was sold by William McGuffey for $563,000.