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    Default Brush Truck Water Supply

    Just curious of how much water y'alls brush trucks hold. We have a total of 4 brush trucks 2 hold 300 gallons, 1 holds 250 gallons and the other holds 200 gallons.

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    We are looking at purchasing a Water Tender that carry's 2,000 gallons of water, Which can be used for various incidents not just brushfires

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    We have 3 tankers (tenders). One of them is 1,000 gallons (It has one 1 and 1/2 inch preconnect and 3 red lines.) Another is 1,500 gallons and the other is 2,000 gallons. The 2,000 gallon tanker has two red lines on it. Most of our areas have hydrants but every now and then we'll have a structure fire where we have to bring at least two of the tankers.

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    Our Brush Truck has 300gal on it with 2 200' Booster line(redlines)
    We have pumper/tankers all holding 1500gal but all they do at brush fires is hold water. Our brush truck also has 100ft of 2.5" soft suction for drafting.
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    Our brush truck also has 100ft of 2.5" soft suction for drafting.
    Why do you need 100 feet of suction? we have a 7 foot peice on each brush truck, probly onl;y 200 feet totlat in the whole dept.

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    Oh yea, and our 2 trucks have 200 gal each on them

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    We have a brush truck that holds 300 gallons, a pumper/tanker that holds 1500 gallons, and a tanker that holds 2000 gallons.
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    Originally posted by ff7134
    KV,

    Don't ask me i don't wear the White hat just a black one.
    Oh ok, but how big in diameter is the suction? and how the hell do you put 100' of it on a litle brush truck?

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    Our brush truck also has 100ft of 2.5" soft suction for drafting.
    I think what you mean is that you have 100 ft of 2.5" hose (not soft suction) for supply (not drafting).

    FYI - you can't draft through soft hose - it will pinch down when the pump pulls a vaccum on it.


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    Our Brush Rigs hold 300 Gallons, Engines / Pumpers hold 1000, and Tankers range from 1000 to 2500.
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    ahhh, your right,. that is probly what he meant

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    WSFD's brush rig is 200 gal., all newer engines have 500 gal., and older engines have 425 gal.
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    My vollie rural station has a 900 gal tank on the interface engine and a 300 gal tank on the smaller brush truck.

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