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Thomaston Ct's New Engine 7 !

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Thomaston Volunteer Fire Department New Engine #7. This pumper replaces an Oren pumper sold to Thomaston in 1979 . Note in the bottom, right photo above, the dump valve with an enclosed compartment just above it, designed to hold the portable pond. This unique and highly efficient design, allows easy access to the portable pond, which, when opened, is immediately ready to accept water from the dump valve.

CHASSIS: Spartan Metro Star 4-door 5 man tilt cab with a 10 inch raised roof
ENGINE: Cummins ISL-400 Turbocharged 400 HP
TRANSMISSION: Allison 3000EVS 5-speed automatic
PUMP: Hale Q-Two 1250 gpm, two stage pump with all stainless steel valves and plumbing
MONITOR: Akron Aries #3425 complete with stacked tips
BODY: Complete stainless steel body including sub-frame
DOORS: Gortite roll up doors with a brush finish
BOOSTER TANK: UPF Poly-Tank IIE, 1000 gallon tank with a thru compartment for folding tank storage.
DUMP VALVE: A.H. Stock 10" stainless steel electric dump valve
GENERATOR: Harrison MAS 6Kw hydraulic generator
CORD REEL Hannay cord reel for generator cord
LIGHTING: Two (2) Fire Research , Focus 750 watt telescoping lights.
WARNING LIGHTS: Whelen LED NFPA Pumper Package
REAR VIEW CAMERA: Safety Vision color flat screen LCD monitor and camera with sound.

Shown below are some quick shots of Thomaston Ct's new, class A pumper work-in-progress. Built on a Spartan Metro Chassis, 1000 gallon tank, 1500 GPM pump. Delivery: Summer 2006

Thomaston's New Pumper-Work In Progress
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