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Pumpers, rescue unit boost department

A volunteer fire department which recently took delivery of two pumpers and one heavy rescue unit chose equipment from Rosenbauer. The pumpers feature the Rosenbauer general heavy-duty extruded aluminum body. Each is powered by a Spartan ELFD chassis and a Cummins 500 HP ISM engine. Features include a Hale QMAX 1500 GPM pump, 750 gallons of water, Onan 10 kW hydraulic generators, 4-inch full flow discharges on the side and rear, as well as front and rear intakes. The heavy rescue unit features the Rosenbauer General heavy-duty extruded aluminum body on a Spartan ELFD tandem axle chassis powered by a Cummins 500 HP ISM engine. It also includes an Amkus Ultimate system with two 100-foot reels in the front bumper and four 200-foot reels in the body compartments. Other features include an Onan 35 kW PTO generator, one 12,000-pound winch and one 9,000-pound electric portable winch, a Willburt light tower, and a six bottle cascade system with fill containment station.

Hosebed allows for heavy lifting

The patent-pending EZ Load Hosebed from Rosenbauer allows for 1,500 pounds of lifting capacity. It can be loaded from the ground or below shoulder height minimizing the risk of injury, the auto leveling technologyWeb link: baumpub.com/GB1211 keeps the hosebed level at all times, and it is the lowest powered hosebed available on NFPA compliant fire aerial apparatus. Simply flip a switch at the rear of the body and the hydraulic motors lower the hosebed automatically, eliminating extra work for users.

County fire department welcomes new pumpers

The Bartow County Fire Department of Cartersville, Georgia recently placed into service four Rosenbauer America Centurion pumpers, which now brings the number of their Rosenbauer pumpers that are in front-line service to 14. Each pumper is equipped with Hale Q-Max 1,250 GPM single-stage pumps, 1,000-gallon UPF poly water tanks and rescue-style compartmenta-tion. The trucks are built on a Spartan MetroStar SFD chassis with Cummins ISC-370 motors.

Articulating fi re platform

Rosenbauer has launched a new articulating platform. Offering an aerial height of 102 feet and equipped with a 2000 gpm pump, 300 gallon water tank, Class-A Foam and room for 115 feet of ground ladders, the platform helps decrease property loss by setting up in 25 to 30 seconds. Marketed in North America as “T-Rex,” the new articulating platform incorporates Metz’s electronic technology for smooth, agile movements.