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Bay St. Louis Engine # 1 is A 1999 Ferrara / Spartan 1750 custom aluminum pumper Spartan “Gladiator” SMFD air conditioned aluminum cab chassis Cummins M-11 400 hp diesel, Allison automatic transmission Waterous 1750 GPM two stage pump, 750 gal Poly tank   Features .....  

Ferrara custom extruded aluminum high side body  Through-tank ladder storage  2- rear 2 1/2 in. discharges 

2- 1 3/4 in. crosslays  2 1/2 in. crosslay  Pre-piped Task Force deck gun with 18" Extend-a-Gun extension and 1250 GPM automatic nozzle  Class-1 “Value system” combination pressure gauge / flow meters on all discharges  Class-1 Electronic Pressure Governor  2- 650 watt quartz ExtendaLights, one each side

2- electric re-wind 150 ft. power cord reels at rear, each  with 500 watt quartz portable lights  6 in. rear intake 

Left, upper, rear compartment has tube storage for 9 SCBA bottles 

Adjustable shelves in all compartments, with pull-out shelves in lower compartments 

Pumper has only 10 in. rear step due to length restrictions with an added 20 in. 500 pound capacity pull-out rear step extension to facilitate loading of LDH 

AND ........  Front 2 1/2 in. discharge with hose and granddaughter storage compartment in front bumper   


 3 1/2 in. LDH discharge on right side
 Auxiliary booster tank level gauge on driver's console
Alloy, tread plate covers on hose bed and crosslays
AMPS hydraulic generator

Vehicle carries..

1700 ft. of 5 in. LDH
150 ft. 1 3/4 in front pre connect with Task Force “Bubble Cup” nozzle
150 ft. and 200 ft. 1 3/4 in. crosslays with Elkhart SM-20 automatic nozzles
150 ft. 2 1/2 in crosslay with Elkhart SM-30 automatic nozzle
250 ft. 1 3/4 rear pre connect with Elkhart SM-20 automatic nozzle
200 ft. 2 1/2 in. rear pre connect with smooth bore play pipe
Task Force 800 GPM ground master stream

Designed by the Bay St. Louis Firefighters
Specifications written by Mike Willumitis, Training Coordinator
Custom built by Ferrara Fire Apparatus, Holden LA

Special Note...
The first new pumper ever purchased by the Department, was also the first R-600 ever built by Mack Fire Apparatus in 1964 and carried serial number “1” !   When this Pumper was retired 4 years ago, The bell and Q2 siren were salvaged as nostalgia items.  Ferrara graciously installed the old bell and siren on the front bumper extension of the new pumper.

Our thanks to Chris Ferrara, Ronnie Brabham and the crew at Ferrara Fire Apparatus....     Great job, Guys!!!!!!!!!