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General Electric Aviation – Engine Plant

Evendale (Cincinnati), Ohio

Model SR0758P

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GE Aircraft Fire Department Takes Delivery of a New Emergency Response Unit

by Bob Vaccaro

Most of my columns detail the operations and apparatus purchasing of municipal fire departments. Once in a while, however, I come across some interesting and proactive industrial fire departments that protect more target hazards, people and real estate than departments in some large cities.

Case in point: the department that protects the GE Aircraft World Headquarters and manufacturing plants in Evendale, Ohio. The GE Aircraft Fire Department (GEAFD) recently took on the task of speccing and ordering a new apparatus to replace an older unit that the department had outgrown. But first, it had to convince the company that the replacement was needed.    Read Full Article from Fire Rescue Magazine

Features:
  • Ford F550 Extended Cab
  • Four-wheel drive
  • 7000# front axle; 13,660# rear axle
  • 120-amp alternators (2)
  • Power door lock , power windows and power mirrors
  • 45-amp battery conditioner with 20-amp shorepower
  • Tire Pressure Monitors
  • Front grille guard
  • Rear tow eye plates (2)
  • All-aluminum body with (8) side compartments
  • ROM shutter doors
  • Roof mounted hose compartment and ladder compartment
  • CET 175 gpm fire pump with 300-gallon poly water tank
  • 60 CFM CAFS system
  • Akron FireFox remote controlled turret nozzle
  • Akron FireFox remote controlled turret nozzle on front bumper with joystick remote control on cab console
  • LED tail lights and marker lights
  • Rear Traffic Advisor bar – split left and right
  • Whelen LED OptiScene lights; (2) each side and (2) rear with reverse activation
  • LED compartment light strips
  • Ground perimeter lighting
  • Whelen M-Series LED NFPA 1901 compliant upper and lower warning lights
  • Federal PA300 siren and ES100 Speaker
  • FRC SPA656 LED  telescoping tripod flood lights on left and right front of body
  • Wired for portable generator

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