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Tanker 11-19
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Tanker 11-19 is a 1986 GMC with a 4-Guys stainless steel body. The Moshannon Valley Fire Council bought the tanker in used condition in March 2001. The Rescue Hose and Ladder Company of Curwensville, Clearfield County, formally operated the tanker. Hope Fire Company accepted delivery of the tanker from fire council and is housed and operated out of Station 11.

Tanker 11-19 is powered by a 3208 Cat diesel engine with a 5-Speed manual transmission with 2-speed split rear. Water tank capacity is 1800 gallons and the pump is a Hale PTO 500 GPM. At the rear of the elliptical tank is an 8” butterfly dump valve and two 2-½ “ tank fills. Hand lines include a 150’ 1-½" cross lay and a 150’ 1-¾" cross lay. Additional hose includes 60 feet of 5” LDH and 150 feet of 3” hose.

The cab is equipped with an 800 mhz radio system and a low band radio system. Audible warning is provided with a combination of a Federal Q mechanical siren and an electronic Powercall Plus. Equipment housed in the curbside compartments include a 5 KW electric start gas powered generator mounted on a slide-out tray, two 150 watt portable flood lights, two indian tanks, and a full compliment of hand tools, including screwdrivers, SAE and Metric wrenches and socket sets, hack saw, bolt cutters, an electric angle grinder, and more. Addition equipment located in the roadside compartments include a Gorman-Rupp gas powered portable trash pump, gated Y, hose thread adapters, and two donut rolls of 3” hose.

The rear compartment contains two MSA self-contained breathing apparatus, a CO2 and a water fire extinguisher, and hydrant wrenches. Also mounted on the tanker are two pick head axes, spanner wrenches, and Streamlite light boxes.