Looks good though.Pictures from Facebook, courtesy US Fire Pump & Ray Penatzer.
"Completed testing on this #FDNY #Super #Pumper. This super pumper has a 5500 gpm midship mounted #USFirePump #High #Velocity #Pump. The most stringent pump testing is required by the Department and this HVP pump did not fail to deliver the expected performance.
Kudos to our friends at #ferrarafire for manufacturing this Super Pumper."
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Of course, no unit number; no crew cab
There were also two "Red Hydrants" about six feet apart designated as Superpumper hook up sites that supplied extra water and . I'm pretty sure they are still in existence.Wen the Superpumper was in service, there were street grid maps citywide that showed where the best locations were to operate from. Specific intersections had water mains that weren't cross-connected and they could get a supply via 4 1/2" hose from up to three different water mains. This was especially true in the South Bronx; volume wasn't a problem. Other times, 2-3 pumpers would supply simultaenously from different mains in VOLUME setting with Satellite hose..
There were also two "Red Hydrants" about six feet apart designated as Superpumper hook up sites that supplied extra water and . I'm pretty sure they are still in existence.