Showcase: Franklintown, Pa. Gets New Colorful Pumper


  • Unit Type: Pumper
  • Year: 2013
  • Manufacturer: KME Fire Apparatus
  • Chassis Manufacturer:
  • Model: KME Predator
  • Engine: Cummins ISL9 450hp
  • Transmission: Allison 3000EVS 5-speed
  • Pump: Hale QMax 1,750-gpm
  • Tank: 750-gallons, 20-gallon foam cell
  • Generator: Harrison PTO 15,000-watt
  • Aerial: NA
  • Location:

The firefighters with the Franklintown and Community Fire Company, in Franklin Township have recently taken delivery of a custom KME pumper built on a KME Predator chassis with a 100-inch cab and a 16-inch raised roof.

It has a 16-inch front bumper extension with a Warn 9,000-pound portable winch with a center hose well and two tow hooks.

Other equipment includes a Hale Foamlogix 2.1 Class A foam system,  a Zico hydraulic ladder rack, a Whelen light package, Hannay electric cord reel, a Firecom digital intercom system, ASA Voyager Camera System, and a Kussmaul battery conditioner with a 125 PSI compressor.