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1997 Hummer/KME Mini Pumper
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No: 36118   Contributor: Jerry Morrison   Year: 2013   Manufacturers: Hummer, KME   Country: United States of America
1997 Hummer/KME Mini Pumper

Service 153 of the Voluntown Volunteer Fire Department of Voluntown, Connecticut is this 1997 Hummer/KME mini-pumper equipped with a 350 GPM pump, a 200 GWT and 10 gallons of Class A foam. It also carries 1500' of forestry hose. Photo taken 9/17/2013.
Picture added on 25 September 2013 at 07:43
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very impressive and I presume capable vehicle

Added by Alan Ramsay on 25 September 2013.
Alan:

They are truly amazing off-road, but - like the Land Rover and many similar vehicles - have a very limited payload and cannot carry much water.

200 US gallons is only 757 liters, so its not surprising most of these type of rigs have a CAFS installation, to make the most of their limited water capacity.

By the way, "forestry hose" is usually unlined 1 inch (25 mm) hose, often bright yellow so it can be easily seen wherever and whenever it is stretched...

Added by Rob Johnson on 27 February 2018.
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