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Engine 5503

Type 2 Engine*

5503 is a Type 2 Engine. Conversion to a fire truck was done by Arapahoe Truck in 1992.

VIN: 1M25138C7BA001371 

Mechanical

  • 1981 Mack chassis

  • 250 HP Maxidyne diesel engine

  • 5-speed Allison automatic transmission

  • electromagnetic driveline retarder

  • all-wheel drive

Fire Attack

  • Compressed-air foam system (CAFS)

  • PTO-driven 500 gpm Darley single-stage water pump

  • 120 CFM PTO-driven air compressor

  • 1,000 gallon water tank

  • 20 gallon Class-A foam tank

  • 800 feet of 3" supply line

  • (2) 1-3/4" preconnected attack lines

  • (1) 2-1/2" preconnected attack lines

  • 500 gpm deck gun

  • 2,000 gallon portable pond

Additional Equipment

  • 4 SCBA (Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus) units

  • 4 spare SCBA bottles

  • ladder complement

  • wildfire tools

  • extinguishers

  • entry and overhaul tools

  • initial response EMS equipment

* NWCG Type 2 Firefighting Engines or “Pumpers” have at minimum: a 250 gallon per minute @ 150 psi pump capacity; 400+ gallon tank capacity; 1000 ft 2.5 inch hose; 500 ft 1.5 inch hose; and can carry 3 personnel.