Backward Glance

Cavette, Chris
September 2008
Fire Chief;Sep2008, Vol. 52 Issue 9, p78
Trade Publication
The article reports on the significance of the fire truck apparatus that has pumps and pump control panels mounted at the rear of the body. It is stated that fire departments that choose the rear pump option often find that it improves performance, efficiency, and safety. Moreover, depending on the size of the pump and the customer's preference, the rear -mounted pumps can be powered by several types of drives. It provides pump operator a better position with less noise from the engine.


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