Engine 1760 - 1997 Pierce Arrow #EA-558
1250 GPM/500 Water
Engine 1760 is a 1997 Pierce Arrow that is powered by a Detroit Diesel 6V92TA motor rated at 350 horsepower and an Allison HD-4060PR automatic transmission with a retarder. The firefighting package consists of a single-stage Waterous pump rated at 1250 GPM supplied by a 500 gallon booster tank. There is a 100-foot pre-connected handline in the front bumper extension, two pre-connects above the transverse compartment and a booster reel with 260-feet of 1-inch hose. The hosebed carries 1000-feet of 5-inch supply hose, 1000-feet of 3-inch, 100-feet of 1-3/4 inch hose for a skid load and 200-feet of pre-connected 2-1/2-inch for a blitz line. In addition to a standard complement of engine company tools and equipment, a Hurst tool with spreaders and cutters are also on board. Ground ladders are carried in a hydraulic ladder rack and include a 30-foot extension ladder, a 14-foot roof ladder and 10-foot folding attic ladder. An 8 kW diesel generator provides 110-volt power for the quartz lights and other electric items. Like all Mehlville engine companies, 1760 carries basic life support emergency medical equipment including an automatic external defibrillator.
For more information on this or any of the Mehlville F.P.D. units, contact the Apparatus Committee