|Contents:||FIRE APPARATUS OF
THE BIG BEAVER VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPANY
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Engine 141, our newest engine is a 1997 MC Model Mack, built by 4 - Guys, with a 5 person cab. It is equipped with a 2000 GPM two stage Hale pump and carries 1000 gallons of water. 141 is powered by a Mack E6350 diesel engine, and an Allison HT 740 automatic transmission.
141 has two side intakes, one front intake, and one rear intake. Some of 141`s hose include:
Some of the fire fighting tools carried on 141 are: 5 self contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), and spare air bottles, 2 axes, a halligan bar, 3 fire extinguishers, several drywall hooks, bolt cutters, varied selections of pike poles, and 6 Lightbox flashlights.
141 also carries oil absorbent and booms, and a hand held CO detector.
141 also carries a 7.5 KW Diesel Onan Generator, a 35 foot extension ladder, a roof ladder, and an attic ladder.
Engine 142 is a 1984 MC Model Mack powered by a EM6285 Mack Diesel Engine and an Allison automatic transmission. 142 was also built by 4-Guys with a 5 person cab. Equipped with a 1500 GPM single stage Hale pump, 142 carries 2000 gallons of water in a stainless steel tank. 142 also carries a 3000 gallon Porta Tank (drop tank), and three ten foot sections of six inch hard suction hose with flat and barrel strainers.
142 is equipped with a hydraulic powered porta tank / suction hose lifting bracket designed and built by BBVFC members assisting Chief, Jeff Pinkerton, to allow easy removal of porta tank and suction hoses.
142 has two side intakes and one front intake. Some of 142`s hose includes:
Some of the firefighting tools on 142 are: six SCBA with spare air bottles, 2 axes, a halligan bar, several dryhooks, bolt cutters, varied selection of pike poles, and 4 Lightbox flashlights.
142 carries a 3.5 KW generator, a 4 KW AC inverter, and is equipped with two truck mounted 500 watt lights.
142 also carries a 24 foot extension ladder, a roof ladder, and an attic ladder.
Brush Truck 144, is a 1997 Ford F350 4X4 powered by a Ford Powerstroke Diesel. 144 was built by BBVFC members assisting Chief, Jeff Pinkerton. 144`s brush guards were also custom built. 144 is equipped with a 4 KW generator, and four 500 watt lights. Other equipment includes:
144 is also equipped with an eight foot power angle snow plow.
Tanker 146, is a 1986 R Model Mack. 146 was purchased used as a tractor and painted by BBVFC members assisting Chief, Jeff Pinkerton. 146 has a 2000 gallon tank, and is powered by a E6350 Mack Engine and a Fuller Roadranger 15 speed transmission. 146 has two three inch fills and a ten inch dump valve in the rear. A new tank for 146 is planned in the future.
Squad 148 is a 1978 Ford F350, powered by a 351 Ford V8 gasoline engine. 148 was purchased used, and painted by BBVFC members assisting Chief, Jeff Pinkerton. 148 is equipped with a front mounted winch. 148 is also equipped with the following:
1998 By Joe Morris