- Pickup truck chassis are typically set up as light/medium-duty rescue truck.
- •May be set up as primary medical response vehicle
- •Use, crew, and design varies by department.
- •Carries 250 gallons of water and a Pro-Pak for those times when Class A foam is needed.
- •Utilized for grass fires or as support vehicle.
- •CAFS (Compress Air Foam) truck primary response as Brush Truck
- •Ability to spray foam to aid in fire suppression.
- •May be requested to structure fire for CAFS.
- •Foam creates “barrier” to help smother the fire.
- •Crew 2-3
- Engines can be low capacity at 750 gallons of water or high capacity pumper-tankers with up to 2000 gal.•
- The high capacity engines can also responds as a tanker when needed. •
- Depending on the configuration it can seat 4-6 Firefighters.
- •Engines carry necessary equipment to fight structure fires.
- •Some engines also perform as the platform for specialized rescue or carry extrication equipment.