Trappe VFC recently took delivery on their newest apparatus, a 3500-gallon stainless steel elliptical tanker from UST Fire Apparatus. In addition to a large water tank capacity, this tanker is loaded with features. It rides on a Kenworth T800 Series chassis with a Cummins ISX15 500 horsepower engine, an Allison EVS 4500 transmission, a 20K front axle and 46K rear axle.
The body is a custom-engineered 304 stainless steel body with stainless steel underbody support structure and water tank cradle. It includes DS & PS ¾ height compartments, two (2) suction hose compartments, a Zico Port-a-Tank rack and Whelen Pioneer PCP2 telescoping scene lights.
The firefighting system features:
The emergency warning devices include a Q2B siren, LED rotoray, Whelen Justice lightbar, Whelen TANF65 Traffic Advisor, and a complete Whelen NFPA emergency warning light package.