Fire Fighting in Canada

Ottawa Fire Services

Nov. 24, 2009 - Ottawa Fire Services under chief James Ullett took delivery in June of a Carl Thibault Trucks-built aerial. Built on a Classic Gladiator Spartan EMFD chassis, the truck is powered by a Cummins ISM-450 450-hp diesel engine and has a five-speed automatic Allison 4000 EVS transmission. The aerial unit is equipped with a Matador galvanized 104-foot, four-section rear mount platform ladder, and is also equipped with a Hale QMAX 1,750 IGPM pump, 300 IG co-poly water tank, Akron nozzle 1,500 GPM deck gun, Electrical Weldon V-MUX Multiplexing system and 8,000 watt Onan Hydraulic generator.

November 24, 2009 
By Carey Fredericks

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