Swanton, VT, Fire Dept. Puts 80-Foot Rear-Mount Aerial in Service

Aug. 12, 2019

The Swanton, VT, Fire Department has taken delivery of an 80-foot, rear-mount aerial ladder built by HME Ahrens-Fox. It's built on a HME 1871-Spectr MFDxl-12 cab and chassis with a roof notch for the aerial. It is powered by a Cummins X12 engine and an Allison 4000EVS transmission. To fight fire it has a Hale 2,000-gallon pump, a 400-gallon water tank and a Task Force Tips monitor. Other equipment includes Fire Research Corp scene lights and a Federal Signal Q2B mechanical siren.

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