Gallery: Fire Apparatus Friday - Oct. 27, 2023

Oct. 27, 2023
This week's featured apparatus include a group order of Type 3 engines, a custom ambulance, a tanker and a New Jersey chief's vehicle.

The Maiden, NC, Fire Department worked with Fout Bros. to build this 3,000-gallon tanker on a Kenworth T-480 chassis, powered by a Packar 380-hp PX-9 engine and an Allison 3000 EVS transmission. Features include a Hale 1,000-gpm pump, a 10-inch Newton swivel dump valve, two 2 1/2-inch tank fills, Amdor roll-up doors and a Whelen lighting and siren package. Click here for more

The Franklin Volunteer Fire Company of Mansfield Township, NJ, responds outfitted this Chevrolet Tahoe as a fire chief's vehicle. It is equipped with a customized command module in the rear, and a lighting package. 

This is the second of five Type 3 engines, built by BME Fire on an International HV507 chassis, for the Kern County, CA, Fire Department. Fire suppression includes a Darley JMP500, two-stage PTO pump powered by a Darley 1 1/2 AGE 24 hp Kubota D902 Diesel, a 500-gallon UPF water tank and a 20-gallon foam tank along with a front bumper discharge and Hannay hose reel. Click here for more.

The Winchester, NH, Fire Department has placed this ambulance, built by PL Custom Emergency Vehicles, in service. The rig is built on a Ford F550 chassis with a 170-inch module. Click here for more

Pierce built this pumper on the Enforcer chassis for the Steele Creek Fire Department in Charlotte, NC, with a 177.5” wheel base and an overall length of 31’ .50". The rig, powered by a Cummins X12 500-hp engine, has a 1,500-gpm Waterous pump and 750-gallon water tank. Click here for more

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