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    Quote Originally Posted by CCCFire09 View Post
    Two-in-a-row? Nice!
    Its always better to be lucky than good...


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    Quote Originally Posted by onebugle View Post
    Marc,

    Nice looking rig. Better yet, it looks like a fire truck.
    Thanks Andy... Are just switching to the black over red... We have ran all red apparatus for years, I wanted to spice it up a bit with some tradition...

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    Our first one, back in 2007
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    Default Just recieved our new tanker

    Here is our new AFG funded 3000 gal Rosenbauer Tanker.
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    Nice trucks all! Those pics of the Boise unit in production were great- that looks like a nice beefy body they're building!!

    Who built that midmount platform?

    That big ol Rosenbauer tanker body makes that 2 door cab look tiny in comparison. doesn't it?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nozzle nut 22 View Post
    Who built that midmount platform?
    Smeal Mfg.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nozzle nut 22 View Post
    That big ol Rosenbauer tanker body makes that 2 door cab look tiny in comparison. doesn't it?
    Yea we wanted all the storage in the tank for the ladders, porta tank, and hard suction, so the body looks extra large compared to the cab. On the flip side we have a huge amount of storage, the other side is identical.
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    Default Sumter County...

    Been busy in this part of the world. Here are a few of the grants for this area...

    2,500 gallon Tanker (Siloam - 2009) underway for a car carrier on fire.

    http://www.southsumterfire.org/?p=1053

    All three of the tankers in the battalion (2009 - Siloam and Ward, 2008 - Whitfield). The Siloam and Ward tankers are identical and the only difference in the Whitfield tanker is the lack of the front bumper and 2200 gallon capacity.


    http://www.southsumterfire.org/?p=863
    http://www.southsumterfire.org/?p=1017

    2009 also saw the area hit a $64,000 training grant. We purchase much needed training aids and books for a instruction program. The South Sumter group currently teaches 1 Volunteer 160 per year (NFPA 1001) and plenty of smaller classes. We are also developing a few courses and are currently home for the online class that is being tested.

    http://www.southsumterfire.org/?p=667


    2008 brought a radio communcation grant to the area that was centered at Cuba Fire. The grant purchased new repeaters and radio equipment for any department in the county that wanted to participate. Members from South Sumter departments took down the county school board towers and put them back up at deparmtent expense. The new equipment was placed on these towers and the radio system is now working and covering the area.

    http://www.southsumterfire.org/?p=638
    http://www.southsumterfire.org/?p=636
    http://www.southsumterfire.org/?p=493


    There were other smaller grants for departments replacing turnout gear and older hose. In 2010 Ward Fire recieved new hose, PPE and SCBA. Cuba recieved a TIC and medical equipment that was needed. We are currently working on one station in the area that has not received any grant funds and hopefully we will replace their truck this year. They are in grave need of a replacement since the 1974 Mack they are running is no longer safe or reliable.

    Wishing everyone the best for 2011!

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    No offense, but from a tower guy's point of view, I would drop the pictures that have violations of OSHA regs from your tower pages. No hard hats, (on both ground and climber) questionable 100% tie off, (only one available, you can't climb with just one) etc.

    There have been a number of occasions where OSHA (and at least one in a non-osha state where the state got involved) has fined people based on pictures showing offenses.

    It does look like a great re-use of those towers. Very impressive

    With that aside, who built the tankers? They look great.
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    Very impressive Cuba Chief: Nice job in getting the radio tower project accomplished.
    You sure do grow them young boys big down there! :-}

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    Thanks for the heads up on the pictures... Many thanks for the congratulations on the progress. We still have a long way to go, but we are at least making progress toward a goal that we believe is worthy of our efforts!

    It is what we feed those boys... I do have my share of giants!

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    Finally got our quick attack this week!!

    2011 Ford 550 4x4
    CET Poly Body
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    Quote Originally Posted by mmcneill View Post
    Finally got our quick attack this week!!

    2011 Ford 550 4x4
    CET Poly Body
    CET 80 CFM CAFS unit
    You'll like that CET CAFS unit Mike: We have had the same unit in service for three years.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mmcneill View Post
    Finally got our quick attack this week!!

    2011 Ford 550 4x4
    CET Poly Body
    CET 80 CFM CAFS unit
    Good luck with the new rig Mike. Looks great.

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    Quote Originally Posted by onebugle View Post
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    You know Kurt is coming to NH Dec.1 & 2 maybe it is time for a brush up. Just kidding would love to have you to contribute your knowledge to the class.
    Mark

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    Default They just started on our 2010 Grant

    We should have in Mid January i am told
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    Quote Originally Posted by mwtetreault View Post
    Attachment 21088 Londonderry Station 1 Fire Station Construction Grant
    Nice Mark!Glad to see it finally getting done. Bet you wish it was a fewmore miles NW of there don't you? LOL
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    our 2010 AFG award. 2012 Pierce Pumper
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    Smile Taking delivery soon

    Our new Rosenbauer pumper. 750 tank, 1,500 gpm with pump and roll , 450 hp Cummins, CAFS, all LED lighting (both emergency and floods). Going at end of month for final inspection.
    Can't wait
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