Mission Fire Rescue Services
By Fire Fighting in Canada
The Mission Fire Rescue Services in British Columbia, under Fire Chief Larry Watkinson, took delivery in July of a Smeal Fire Apparatus Co.-built aerial ladder platform. This unit is built on a Spartan Gladiator EMFD custom chassis, and powered by an Allison EVS 4000 transmission and a 600-hp Cummins ISX15 engine. It features a 2,000-gpm Hale Qmax pump, a 300-gallon ProPoly water tank, a 100-foot steel ladder, EHL hose bed, and 4,500-psi breathing air.