Fire Fighting in Canada

Equipment
McKenzie Clearwater Bay Fire Department

The McKenzie Clearwater Bay Fire Department in Ontario, under Fire Chief Russ Bell, took delivery in May of a Fort Garry Fire Trucks-built portable pumper boat. Built on a 23-foot ThunderJet Boat chassis and powered by a 150-hp Mercurey 2 Stroke Optimax Outboard motor, the boat is equipped with a 560-gpm CET-TohatsuV82 pump, a Federal Signal Legend LED lightbar, Go Light Stryker, a Whelen Pioneer LED Scene Light, a Federal Signal siren and 100-watt speaker, eight Amdor red LED ground lights, a 1.5-inch Potter Roemer monitor with stream shaper with tips, Speedlays for 300 feet of 2.5-inch hose and 300 feet of 1.5-inch hose, and a Checkerplate storage cabinet.

December 1, 2014
By Maria Church