Progress Report #12: Engine 59-1
The finishing touches are really coming along with the new engine that will serve Lower Swatara Township and the mutual aid companies. A crew will be making their way down to the plant next week to do the final inspection. FDLS is excited to see the new engine almost ready to serve.
H-4806 Lower Swatara, PA
Type: Custom Rescue Pumper
Chassis: Ferrara Intruder 2 custom fire chassis; Cummins ISL-450 engine; Allison 3000 EVS transmission; Intruder 2 extended medium cab with 12” raised roof; Seating for 6; Extreme Duty insulation package; HID headlights.
Body: Heavy duty extruded aluminum fire body; Left and right side full height x 28” deep compartments; Ladders/pike poles between tank and high sides; Spare SCBA over rear wheels; Chassis air outlets in wheel wells.
Pump: Waterous CSU 1500 GPM; Hinged right side pump panel; Fire Research InControl pressure governor; Front suction with Monarch electric valve and 6” swivel; Front jump line; Single plumbed crosslay; Dry crosslay; Rear 2-1/2” discharge; Deck gun plumbing with TFT Extend-A-Gun; Right side LDH discharge; Waterous Platinum Series 200 CFM CAFS; Williams Fire & Hazard Advent 12 foam system.
Tank: 500 gallon poly water tank; 2-1/2” direct tank inlet on side panel; 20 and 30 gallon integral foam cells.
Feature: Code 3 LED warning lights; Federal Signal Q2B siren; Westerbeke 10 kW diesel generator; 2 Fire Research 1000W telescopic lights; Fire Research 1000W brow light.