Showcase: Altona, N.Y., Moves Big Water With New Rig


  • Unit Type: Pumper/Tanker
  • Year: 2013
  • Manufacturer: Midwest Fire Equipment & Repair Company
  • Chassis Manufacturer:
  • Model: Peterbilt PT2-3000
  • Engine: PACCAR Engine
  • Transmission: Allison
  • Pump: Darley 1,500-gpm
  • Tank: 3,300-gallon polypropylene
  • Generator: NA
  • Aerial: NA
  • Location: NY

The Altona Volunteer Fire Department purchased a new pumper tanker to replace an aging pumper. The department wanted a larger capacity tank to help with water supply, but also wanted to have a pump capable of producing adequate fire flow for suppression in case the need arises.