This week San Bernardino County Fire’s Apparatus Committee is at KME Fire Apparatus in Pennsylvania at to complete a final inspection on a Tractor Drawn Aerial (TDA) and a Water Tender. The final inspection culminates a more than year-long design and build process. An additional TDA is currently built, with an estimated completion date of Fall 2021. The committee will be inspecting each apparatus to ensure the apparatus are built to San Bernardino County Fire specifications. The new Quint TDA is the first KME TDA to be built for San Bernardino County.
Quint Tractor Drawn Aerial (TDA) Specifications
Tractor Information -2020 KME 100’’ Cab with flat cab for more visibility. Cab design and configuration is consistent with our current Type I Engines. -Cummins X15 Series Diesel Powerplant with Allison 4500 Transmission -2000 gallon Hale Q-Max pump -300 gallon stainless steel water tank -SteerTek Parabolic Front suspension with Fire Maxx Rear Suspension -Digital Dash with dual Class-1 screens. Remote access will allow field mechanics to access trouble codes remotely. -Multiple pre-connected hose-lines for initial attack. -SCBA and personal protection gear storage allows for clean cab concept -Bostrom Seats with custom logo. -Tractor and Trailer can be jacked-knife to 90 degrees for below grade ladder deployment. -HiViz LED Scene Light Package, Whelen warning Light LED Package -Total length 60’ & 10’’.
Trailer & Ladder Information: -101’ Aerial Ladder, 94’ Reach with 500 pound tip load. -14’ Jack Spread with permeant jack pads and anchor points. -Wide / Taller Ladder base for increased safety -Pre-plumbed waterway with nozzle capable of flowing 1500 GPM (Fog and Straight Stream) -Onan 10kw PTO driven generator -100’’ Trailer with through and through storage -Sliding Tiller Box Doors -Tiller Box Air Conditioning -Visibility cameras for tiller operator SCBA storage for 21 bottles -Hose storage for 400’’ of 2.5’’ & 300’ of 4’’ Hose -210 feet of ground ladders including: 35’ (2) 24’ (2) 20’ (2) 16’ (2) 10’ Attic (2) -Ladder tip with LED roof lighting and dual saw scabbards
Once the inspection is completed the new TDA will be delivered to San Bernardino County Fire’s shop for upfitting. The new ladder truck will serve out of Division 2 in the City of San Bernardino. ... See MoreSee Less