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The Mt. Lebanon Fire Department operates a fleet of 3 Fire Engines, 1 Ladder Truck, 1 Heavy Rescue, and 7 SUV’s used for fire prevention, utility vehicles, and chief’s vehicles.
Engine 3 is a 2018 Rosenbauer pumper with a 6-person cab, powered by a Cummins ISX 450 horsepower motor and an Allison automatic transmission. It is equipped with a Rosenbauer 1,500 gallon per minute, single-stage, rear mount pump, 500-gallon water tank, 15 gallons of Class A foam, and 85 gallons of Class B foam.
Engine 1 is a 2012 Spartan / Precision pumper with a 6-person cab, powered by a Cummins ISL 450 horsepower motor and an Allison automatic transmission. It is equipped with a Hale 1,500 gallon per minute single stage midship-mounted pump, 500-gallon water tank, 15 gallons of Class A foam, and 85 gallons of Class B foam.
Engine 2 is a 2002 Spartan/Precision rescue pumper with a 6-person cab, powered by a Detroit Diesel Series 60, 430 HP motor and Allison automatic transmission. Engine 2 is equipped with a Hale 1,500 gallon per minute, single-stage, rear mount pump, 500-gallon water tank, 15 gallons of Class A foam, and 85-gallons of Class B foam.
Truck 198 is a 2011 Spartan/Smeal 6-person cab, 105′ Rear Mount Quint powered by a 525 HP caterpillar Diesel motor and an Allison Automatic Transmission. The Quint has a 1,500 GPM Hale single-stage pump and carries 480 gallons of water and 20 gallons of Class A Foam.
Rescue 198 is a 2008 Spartan / Precision 21 ft. walk around rescue, powered by a Cummins 500 horsepower engine and Allison automatic transmission. The vehicle is designed to support vehicle, trench, elevator, high- and low-angle rope, and confined space rescue; has Hazmat (Hazardous Materials) incident mitigation supplies; provides for refill of SCBA (Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus) at fire incidents; illuminates emergency scenes for safety, and is the primary RIT (Rapid Intervention Team) unit.
Our 1932 Pirsch Engine is now owned by Ed Meyer, Retired Platoon Chief, this engine was made by cutting the frame rails of the 1932 Pirsch Quad to shorten the apparatus in 1951 when the first ladder truck was purchased. The Pirsch was in active status until 1968. The Pirsch is used for community events and parades and is a great public relations tool to show how the fire service has changed in the past 70 years.
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Being a volunteer firefighter is challenging and rewarding. As a volunteer, you can expect to be challenged. Because firefighting is a dangerous job, you will receive a great deal of training to ensure that you are well versed in the art and science of fire and rescue.