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

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...


Apparatus Details

Unit Name:
Showcase: Altona, N.Y., Moves Big Water With New Rig
Unit Type:
Pumper/Tanker
Year:
2013
Manufacturer:
Midwest Fire
Chassis Manufacturer:

Peterbilt

Model:
Peterbilt PT2-3000
Engine:
PACCAR Engine
Transmission:
Allison
Pump:
Darley 1,500-gpm
Tank:
3,300-gallon polypropylene
Generator:
NA
Aerial:
NA

Department:
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.