Photo of the Week: Consort Fire Department’s pumper

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This week’s photo of the week comes to us from Austin Toohey, a volunteer firefighter with the Consort Fire Department in Consort, Alberta, Canada.

The department’s 2014 Rosenbauer top-mount enclosed pump truck is a combination of a wildland truck and a traditional engine, which responds to every call to which the department is called, including medical, wildland fire, structure fire and MVC calls. Located in a rural area, the department covers close to a 2,000-square-kilometer area, as well as providing mutual aid to neighboring departments.

The apparatus features a top-mount enclosed pump, which pumps 4,000 liters a minute, as well as a front-mounted turret, and front and rear side sweeps on both sides of the engine. The truck is also 4WD-equipped, and has a power ladder rack, as well as a roof-mounted Honda generator.

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