BRANDON, SD – May 31, 2022Spartan Emergency Response, a subsidiary of REV Group® and leading manufacturer of fire apparatus, is pleased to announce the Santa Clara County Fire Department has taken delivery of two new Smeal Custom Rescue Pumpers. These fire trucks were sold by Fire Apparatus Solutions, an authorized Smeal dealer.

Key features of the Smeal Custom Rescue Pumpers include:

  • Spartan Metro Star® EMFD with 5” raised roof
  • 174” wheelbase
  • 30’2” overall length
  • Extreme duty interior
  • Advanced climate control system
  • Cummins X12 500 HP engine
  • 1250 GPM Hale DSD pump
  • Hale 3.3 SmartFoam system
  • Duo-Safety Ladder package: 35’ 3-section, 14’ roof and 10’ folder ladders
  • Long tool storage compartment below ladder tunnel
  • Wheel well storage
  • 8000 watt hydraulic generator
  • Command Light Tower
  • Hannay Cord Reel 200’ of 10/3 yellow cord hose

These pumpers will primarily serve in wildland/urban interface areas where they carry out truck company duties on structure fires. However, they also offer technical rescue services for vehicle collisions on major highway systems, according to David Snow, Director of Support Services for the Santa Clara County Fire Department.

“The Santa Clara County Fire Department is pleased to take delivery of two rescue pumpers that will replace two similar units,” Snow said. “The primary role of these new vehicles is fire suppression; however, they also fulfill essential functions within rescue and support operations within our service area.”

“We were honored to produce these two trucks at our Snyder, NE, facility,” said Chris Wade, Director of Sales, Spartan Emergency Response. “Santa Clara County Fire has designed a thoroughly researched, multi-mission rescue pumper for any services needed by the community. They used their experience of previous generations of apparatus to continue meeting the maturing scenarios they find themselves in. We are proud to partner with them in completing functional, attractive units.”