Slanesville, WV, Pumper/Tanker

May 6, 2024
Slanesville Volunteer Fire Department has placed this 2,000-gallon pumper/tanker, built by Midwest Fire, in service.

Midwest Fire built this pumper/tanker for the Slanesville Volunteer Fire Department in Hampshire Countyt.

The rig is built on a Freightliner chassis with a two-door cab, powered by a Detroit Diesel engine and Allison EVS transmission.

Water supply features includes a 2,000-gallon All-Poly water tank, FRC Pump Boss pressure governor a 2,100-gallon Porta-Tank, and both side and rear A.H. Stock dump chutes.

For fire suppresion, it is equipped with a Hale MBP 1,000-gpm single-stage pump.

The rig has ROM shutters, a rear-facing camera and a Federal Q2B mechanical siren. 

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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