Engine 1778 - 1981 International 4x4/3D #1267
1000 GPM/500 Water/150 Foam
Engine 1778 is a 1981 International S-Model four-wheel-drive with firefighting body with 3D. It is powered by a International DT-466 Diesel motor rated at 210 horsepower with an Allison MT-series automatic transmission. The firefighting package consists of a front mounted single-stage Hale pump rated at 1000 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 200-feet of 3/4-inch hose mounted in the rear under the hosebed. The hosebed carries 1000-feet of 3-inch hose, a 1500 gallon portable tank, two sections of 4-1/2-inch non-collapsible suction hose and 150 gallons of foam in pails. In addition to a standard complement of engine company equipment, 1778 carries items for use in off-road applications and is equipped with a winch at the backstep area.
For more information on this or any of the Mehlville F.P.D. units, contact the Apparatus Committee