07/19/12 88 W, 1 I - + 5 - 6 New Foam Trailer For Apex

Lee Wilson took this yesterday's of Apex's new foam trailer at Station 3. It was delivered about two month. The three-axle trailer carries 1,700 gallons (1,800 gallons max) of Class B ARAFFF foam, has a 1,200 GPM pump capacity (see reader details), and a 1,000 GPM monitor. Built by Plas-Tech Industries in Ocala, Fl. It'll be pulled by a Ford F-550 pick-up truck. See more photos. Or see earlier post about Raleigh's new foam trailer, also received recently. 

Lee Wilson photo

And here are photos of Apex’s current/earlier foam trailer, in action at a “tar far” in New Hill a couple years ago, http://legeros.com/ralwake/photos/2010-0..
Legeros - 07/19/12 - 09:41

Was the foam trailer used at the mulch/log fire yesterday?
WATSON - 07/19/12 - 13:52

No, was not used. Its only for chemicals.
lee - 07/20/12 - 13:35

1200 GPM PUMP?
Rob Mitchell - 07/21/12 - 18:23

No pump. It has 1200gpm eductors. I requires a pumper to flow to produce the foam. The unit can in turn supply foam to another engine or aerial and produce foam on all discharges. The facility that purchased it has an fdc and suppression system that this unit will supply.
Apex Batt Chief - 07/23/12 - 00:14

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