APPARATUS

OUR FLEET 100% KME

   Special thanks to New Stanton Borough Council who adpoted Resolution 2019-925 on Sept. 24, 2019, authorizing the purchase of a new 2020 KME Panther Rescue truck. The new unit will replace the 1999 KME below. It is expected to take approximately 13 months to complete.

   Some details include: All aluminum MFD cab and chassis, Cummins L9 450 Hp. engine, Allison 3000 EVS transmission, Hale MG 1,000 gpm pump, 500 gal. water tank, Class A & B foam systems, Harrison 10 Kw. hydraulic generator, Whelen LED lighting package, Spectra LED scene lighting, cord reel, dual Amkus hydraulic reels and an air reel. Although shorter, it will have a larger amount of compartment space than the current Rescue.

Engine 25​​​​​​​​​

2020 KME Rescue Drawing​

2007 KME custom 6-man cab heavy pumper that is our frontline attack engine. Smaller than the rescue, it provides similar suppression equipment but is easier to maneuver. Powered by 400 hp Cummins ISD coupled to an Allison 5 speed automatic transmission, it has a 1,500 gpm Hale Q-max pump and a 1,000 gal. tank. Cost: $277,000.

EQUIPMENT

  • Hale 1,500 gpm Q-max pump and 1,000 gallon water tank
  • 1,500' of 5" LDH
  • 1 - 200' 2 1/2" Cross Lay
  • 2 - 200' 1 3/4" Cross Lays
  • 1 - 200' 1" Trash Line
  • 1 - 150' 2 1/2" 500 gpm Blitz Line
  • 1 3/4" High rise pack
  • Two 10 ft. 6" suction hoses
  • Pre-piped Deluge Gun with portable base, fog and smooth bore tips
  • Onan 6 Kw PTO/Hydraulic Generator
  • Single Night Vision Light Tower; front Brow Light
  • 200' Electric Cord Reel
  • 2 Adjustable Manual 500 W Light Towers
  • 6 Avon Breathing Apparatus with 4 spare bottles
  • MSA Evolution 5000 Thermal Imaging Camera
  • K-12 Quick Saw
  • Roof Vent Saw; Stihl Chain Saw
  • Electric PPV Fan
  • Portable Foam Pro Pak
  • 24' Extension Ladder, 14' roof ladder, 10' attic ladder
  • 10 ft. & 6 ft. Pike Poles
  • Salvage Covers
  • Hose Adaptors from 1 1/2" to 5"
  • Portable Fire Extinguishers
  • Multiple Axes and Forcible Entry Tools
  • Tool Kit​​​​​

Truck 25


2001 KME custom 6-man cab and chassis with a 75 ft. Firestix aerial ladder, a pre-piped 1,000 gpm waterway with two quartz lights. Full aerial capability but with the ease of maneuverability of an engine in tighter spaces. Powered by a 450 hp Cummins ISM engine coupled to an Allison 5 speed automatic transmission, it has a 1,500 gpm Hale Q-max pump and 500 gal. tank. The rig was formerly owned by the Benton, SC Fire Department. Cost: $70,000.

EQUIPMENT

  • Hale 1,500 gpm Q-max pump and 500 gallon water tank
  • 700' of 5" LDH, 150' of 3" hose
  • 1 - 200' 2 1/2" Cross Lay
  • 2 - 200' 1 3/4" Cross Lays
  • 1 - 200' 1 3/4" Front-bumper Line
  • 1 - 150' 1" Booster Line
  • Class A & B Hale Foam System
  • 1 3/4" High rise pack
  • Pre-piped 1,000 gpm Waterway with Fog & Smooth bore Tips
  • Honda 5 Kw Generator
  • 2 - 500 W Tripod Lights & 2 - 500 W Quartz Lights at the Aerial Tip
  • 200' Electric Cord Reel
  • 5 Avon Breathing Apparatus with 4 spare bottles
  • MSA Evolution 6000 Thermal Imaging Camera
  • K-12 Quick Saw
  • Roof Vent Saw; Stihl Chain Saw
  • 40 v. Battery Ram Fan; Gas-powered PPV Fan
  • Rope rescue equipment
  • 24' Extension Ladder, 14' roof ladder, 10' attic ladder
  • 6 ft., 8 ft. & 10 ft. pike poles
  • Numerous Forcible Entry Tools, including a Weddle W-Tool

Rescue 25

A 1999 KME heavy duty custom cab and chassis is the best of both a pumper and rescue. The 22" raised roof, six-man cab offers lots of equipment storage and is primarily used for vehicle accidents, although it has full engine capability. Powered by a 500 hp Cummins N14 coupled to an Allison 5 speed automatic transmission, it also has a 1,500 gpm Hale Q-max pump, 750 gal. tank and VHF high band communications for the PA Turnpike system. Cost: $311,000.​​​​


EQUIPMENT

  • Hale 1,500 gpm Q-max Pump and 750 gallon water tank
  • Full line of Amkus rescue cutter, spreader and five rams
  • Dual Hydraulic Hose Reels with  Amkus rescue tools attached
  • Genesis battery-operated hydraulic spreaders and cutters
  • Wide variety of Vetter rescue air bags with the capability of lifting over 20 tons
  • Portable Manual Rescue Ram; Vehicle Stabilization Jacks
  • 2 - Milwaukee cordless 'recip' saws
  • Portable Foam Pro Pak
  • 800' of 5" LDH 
  • 1 - 200' , 2 1/2" Cross Lay & 1 100' 2 1/2" rear Pre-connected Line
  • 2 - 200' 1" 3/4" Cross Lays
  • 1 - 200' 1" Trash Line
  • Pre-Piped Deluge Gun
  • AMPS 10 Kw PTO/Hydraulic Generator
  • Two Night Scan Light Towers, 3,000 W. each; two 500 W. rear Quartz Lights
  • Two Electric Cord Reels, left and right sides; 110 v. & 220 v. outlets each side
  • Traffic Advisor Light Stick; Streamlight Portable Scene Light
  • 5 Avon SCBA with 4 spare bottles; 110  v. Vent Fan
  • Wide variety of electric powered & hand tools
  • 28' extension ladder, 14' roof ladder & 10' attic ladder
  • Two 10 ft., 6" suction hoses; 8 ft. & 6 ft. pike poles
  • Gas Powered Vent Saw
  • Stihl Chain Saw; Echo Gas Blower
  • Stokes Basket, Scoop Stretcher and Back Boards
  • Hose Coupling Adaptors from 1 1/2" to 5"
  • Hazardous Materials Leak and Spill Control Containment Pads/Devices
  • 5 Breathing Apparatus and 4 spare bottles
  • 5 ton electric front bumper winch; Hi-Lift Jack Company X-TREME set of Jacks
  • Portable Fire Extinguishers; 2 portable flotation devices (PFDs)
  • Multiple Axes & Forcible Entry Tools; Brooms & Shovels

Brush 25


Our newest unit is a 2015 Ford F-550 4 x 4 built by KME. It is powered by a Triton V-10 with an automatic transmission and has a Honda/Waterous 100 gpm pump, 300 gal. tank and 10 gal. foam cell. This unit replaced our 1975 brush truck and also provides manpower transport to support the other apparatus. Cost: $155,000.​​​

EQUIPMENT

  • 1 - 150' 1 3/4" Preconnect; 300' of 2 1/2" hose
  • Front bumper 150 ft. 1" trash line
  • Two Booster Reels, 1" & 3/4"
  • Two 2 1/2" Suction Hoses
  • Portable AMKUS Combination Hydraulic Rescue Tool
  • Wildland Fire Hose Pack
  • 4 Water back packs
  • Stihl portable pump with suction hose
  • 2 Avon Breathing Apparatus
  • Forcible Entry Tools; Absorbent pads
  • Numerous Brush Brooms, Shovels, Axes and Rakes
  • Two Chain saws, two Gas Blowers
  • Winch with Front & Rear Receivers
  • Telescoping Ladder
  • AED and First Aid Kit
  • 2,000 w. 110 v. inverter; LED lights; Streamlight Portable Scene Light
  • Full LED Warning Light package with 6 LED Scene Lights and two mini LED Traffic Arrow Sticks


Note: all 110 volt electrical connections are standardized with 3-prong, 15 amp twist-lock plugs and receptacles on the three major units.
The brush truck uses standard, 15 amp house-hold connections from the inverter and several  portable lights.

All units have 800 MHz. interoperable, county-wide digital two-way radios based on Motorola trunking technology.

Each rig also carries two [2] 800 MHz. portable radios.

Our Previous Apparatus

1923 Seagrave 500 gpm Pumper, Serial No: 45235.
Originally owned by Mt. Pleasant VFD.
1957 Ford/John Bean 500 gpm, 500 gal. tank.
L-R: John Bean rep., John Reagan, William Hauger, Jr., Robert Kauffman and James Silvis

Cost: ~$13,000.​​​​​​
1962 GMC Rescue Squad​. Cost: $3,591.​
1969 Ford/John Bean 750 gpm, 500 gal. tank.
Cost: ~$23,000.
1975 Dodge/Saulsbury Light Rescue
Cost: ~$30,000.

1977 Hendrickson/FMC 1,250 gpm, 750 gal. tank.
Cost: $77,000.​
1975 Dodge Repurposed into a Brush Truck, 2011​