Showcase: 'Double Nickels' Pumper Rolls Into South Plainfield, N.J.


  • Unit Type: Pumper/Tanker
  • Year: 2012
  • Manufacturer: E-ONE
  • Chassis Manufacturer:
  • Model: E-ONE Cyclone IIx
  • Engine: Cummins ISX 500hp
  • Transmission: Allison
  • Pump: Hale Qmax
  • Tank: 2,000-gallon
  • Generator: NA
  • Aerial: NA
  • Location: NJ

The South Plainfield (N.J.) Plainfield Volunteer Fire Department replaced a 1986 E-ONE Hurricane pumper with a E-ONE Cyclone IIX pumper with a 2,000-gallon tank.

Engine 55, which is nicknamed "Double Nickles," is powered by a 500 hp engine and has a Hale Qmax pump.