Fire Fighting in Canada

Stoneham-Tewkesbury Fire Department

Nov. 24, 2009 - The Stoneham-Tewkesbury Fire Department in Quebec under chief Stephane Fontaine took delivery in May of a Carl Thibault Trucks-built rear-mount ladder unit. Built on a Classic Spartan Gladiator SMFD chassis, this truck has a five-speed automatic Allison 4000 EVS transmission and is powered by a Cummins ISM-435 435-hp diesel engine. The truck is equipped with a Vulcan galvanized 100-foot four-section ladder, Hale Qflo 1,050, IGPM pump, 300 IG polypropylene water tank, Foam Pro 2001 foam system, two 25 IG foam tanks, an Akron nozzle #3578 1,500 IGPM deck gun and Electrical Weldon V-MUX multiplexing system.

November 24, 2009 
By Carey Fredericks

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