Apparatus - New Tanker In Service
Last Updated on Friday, 06 July 2012 11:40 Written by Administrator Sunday, 21 November 2010 00:10
|Village Approves New Tanker Purchase|
|New Tanker In Service|
On December 29, 2011 Schuyler Hose Co. placed its new tanker in full service. TA-574 is a 2011 E-One Water Master Vacuum Tanker on an International 7400 chassis with seating for a crew of two. The tanker is equipped with a 1250 gpm Hale Pump, a Vacuum Pump and 3500 gallon aluminum water tank.
Water Master vacuum tankers can be filled at up to 2000 gallons per minute without a Class A Engine at the fill site using its unique self-filling vacuum system The tanker can self-fill from up to three suction inlets using almost any alternative water source including ponds, rivers, lakes, ditches and swimming pools.
TA-574 is designated as the second due apparatus for all rural responses in our district and can also be used as a supply engine at any major village fires. Two pre-connected attack lines are also available in the event a back up safety line is needed. Equipment carried on TA-574 includes:
- 3500 gallon portable pond
- Turbo Draft
- Suction Hose
- Various sized adapters
- 500’ of 5” LDH