Fire Fighting in Canada

Brigade News: June 2008

Apparatus deliveries

June 6, 2008 
By Fire Fighting in Canada staff

brigadepittThe Pitt Meadows Fire Department
in British Columbia, under the command of Chief Bill Park, took
delivery in February of a Safetek-built quint featuring a Spartan
Gladiator chassis, a Cummins ISL 400-hp engine, an Allison 3000VS
transmission, a Waterous CSU pump, a Foam Pro 2002 dual tank foam
system, ROM roll-up doors, a Smeal rear-mount 45-foot ladder, a Whelen
LED lighting package, a 300-IG poly tank 11E, an Akron 1577 monitor
deck gun, a Smeal “EHL”-powered hose bed, rope rescue anchor and pulley
options, an Onan 8000-watt PTO generator and an electric actuated
positional waterway. 
The Vale Inco Ltd. industrial fire department in Thompson, Man., took
delivery in December of a new Fort Garry Fire Trucks built pumper on an
International Durastar chassis with a Maxxforce 9, 330-hp engine, an
Allison 3500 EVS transmission, a Darley PSP1250 pump and a Foam Pro
2001 A and B foam system.

brigadeswiftbest The Rural Municipality of Swift
Current took delivery in December of a Fort Garry Fire Trucks built
initial attack unit on a Ford F550 chassis with a six-litre Powerstroke
engine, a five-speed TorqShift engine, a CET 18-hp pump and Scotty
Class A foam.



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