HAYWOOD COUNTY – The Canton Fire Department in Haywood County has taken delivery of a HME SilverFox Rescue Pumper.
The pumper consists of an HME 1871-SFO Cab with raised roof, seating for four and has a Cummins 330 horsepower motor with Allison transmission. It is equipped with a Hale Q-Flow Plus 1250gpm pump with a Foam Logix foam system and a 1000 gallon booster tank.
The body is built using stainless steel throughout and comes with rescue style compartments and roll up doors. Ladders and suction hose are kept in the “thru-the-tank” storage compartment with access from ground level.
Lighting package includes all Whelen LED warning lights. LED 12 volt scene lights and a 6KW Onan hydraulic generator with telescoping lights.
Fire Chief: Jimmy Campbell
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