Apparatus Purchasing: Rear Steamer Inlets
BY BILL ADAMS
In 1930, the Santa Monica (CA) Fire
manufacturers (OEMs) call them pump suc-
tion inlets, suction headers, main pump
In reviewing one OEM’s specifica-
tions for three different 1,500-gpm mid-
National Fire Protection Association
2230 32 42 Elkhart Brass Partnership with
Tyndall Air Force Base
leads to new products.
The fire that nobody
wants to talk about:
fire in the fire station.
Delivery to Riceville,
Helmet and body
cameras see increased
used on fire scenes.
CARTERET (NJ) FIRE DEPARTMENT ENGINE 2 operates at a full-scale exercise in an industrial complex. The 2015 Pierce Arrow XT
industrial-style pumper has a 2,000-gpm single-stage pump, a 750-gallon water tank, a 250-gallon Class B foam tank, a Husky 60 single-agent industrial foam system, a six-inch deluge riser with Williams Ranger 3 monitor with hydro foam nozzle capable of a 4,000-gpm
flow, and a 6-k W generator. (Photo by Ron Jeffers.)
May 2016 | Volume XXI No – 5 www.fireapparatus.Com
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