Showcase: Sandwich, N.H. Puts Pumper/Tanker With CAFS in Service


  • Unit Type: Pumper/Tanker
  • Year: 2014
  • Manufacturer: HME, Inc. - Ahrens Fox
  • Chassis Manufacturer:
  • Model: International 2-door
  • Engine: International 475 hp
  • Transmission: Allison 4000EVS
  • Pump: Hale Q-Max 2,000 gpm
  • Tank: 2,500-gallon T-Tank
  • Generator: NA
  • Aerial: na
  • Location: NH

The members of the Sandwich (N.H.) Fire Department have put into place a "high center of gravity" pumper/tanker in service built by HME Ahrens-Fox.

Built on an International cab and chassis, the apparatus also has a compressed air foam system, a folding tank rack cover, a Hale FoamLogix 2.1, Pneumax 80-SP compressed air foam system and a 30-gallon Class A foam tank with exclusive HME Hydra Technology.

It also as a 7-inch LCD back-up camera, thru-the-tank ladder storage, aircraft quality bolted construction, 12-gauge stainless steel pump control panel, TFT model 18-inch Extend-a-Gun, aluminum tool boards and adjustable hosebed dividers.

Using advanced stability control systems, the tanker can handle any terrain while maximizing handling and preventing the possibility of roll-overs.