Delivery: West Grove, PA, Brush Unit

June 14, 2024
Knapheide built this brush unit on a Ford F250 chassis for the West Grove Fire Department.

Knapheide built this brush unit for the West Grove Fire Department in Chester County.

The rig is mounted on a Ford F250XL chassis and it has a four-door, five-seat cab. Power comes from a 6.7L Turbo Diesel engine and a 10-speed automatic transmission.

The body includes a top mounted Hannay reel with booster hose, a 250-gpm PTO pump and both poly water and foam tanks.

It carries a variety equipment, including forestry hose, water-filled backpacks, saws and more.

The rig is outfitted with Whelen Pioneer LED scene lights.

About the Author

Dennis C. Sharpe

DENNIS C. SHARPE is a 47-year member of the Farmington Volunteer Fire Company in Egg Harbor Township, NJ, where he serves as assistant chief. He is certified in high-angle and confined-space rescues and is a Level II instructor with the Atlantic County Fire Training Center.

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