New Ladder for Fuquay-Varina

The Town of Fuquay-Varina recently received a new ladder truck. This 2019 Spartan/Smeal rear-mount, 1500/400/105-foot was delivered on February 27, 2020. 

Specs include:

  • Four-section ladder and 105 feet of heavy-duty 100,000 psi steel and features a 750 pound working tip load without any restrictions in relation to elevation, extension or rotation, while flowing 1,500 GPM.
  • 16-foot standard jack spread with short jack capability
  • Spartan Advanced Occupant Protection, driver knee, steering wheel, officer knee, and side curtain airbags with side impact sensors and rollover protection
  • Galvanized frame rails, subframe, and outriggers
  • Cummins 505 HP engine with engine brake and transmission retarder
  • 1500 gpm Waterous pump
  • 400 gallon water tank
  • Full height/full depth driver side compartments
  • Department-specific custom front bumper layout
  • Vinyl searing
  • EMS compartments
  • Hydraulic generator with two cord reels.

Photo credit Fuquay-Varina Fire Department/Atlantic Coast Fire Trucks

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