Fire Fighting in Canada

Merritt Fire & Rescue

Nov. 25, 2009 - Merritt Fire & Rescue in B.C. under chief David Tomkinson took delivery in August of Smeal Fire Apparatus Co.-built rear-mount aerial truck. Built on a Spartan Metrostar chassis, this quint is powered by a Cummins ISL 425-hp engine and an Allison 3000 EVS transmission and is equipped with a Smeal Fire Apparatus 75-foot rear-mounted aerial ladder, Waterous CSU 2,000 IGPM pump, Waterous Eclipse 200 CFM, FoamPro 2002 foam system, 300 IG UPF water tank and Onan 6kW hydraulic generator.

November 25, 2009 
By Carey Fredericks

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