New fire truck arrives at Radnor Fire Company
By NewDesk
October 27, 2020

WAYNE, PA - The Radnor Fire Company received a new vehicle last week. Tac 15 is a 2020 Ford F-550 Pierce Mini Pumper with a 1,000 gallons per minute Waterous pump. It has seating for 4 firefighters and has 4 wheel drive capability. This unit replaced a 1999 fire truck that was sold to the Chester Township Fire Company.

Tac 15 holds 280 gallons of water and 20 gallons of class A foam. It also carries 1,000 feet of 3 inch supply line, 400 feet of 1.75 inch attack line,150 feet of 2.5 inch hose and 200 feet of 1 inch booster hose.

Tac 15 is equipped with light rescue equipment, including a Holmatro cutter/ spreader and cribbing. Also included are chain saws, oil dry, portable lighting, gas meter, forcible entry equipment, rope rescue equipment, EMS equipment and self-contained breathing apparatus.

The Tac is expected to be placed in service in the next few weeks, after installation of radio equipment and training for the engineers and drivers.

Thank you to the members who served on the Capital Apparatus Specifications Committee; Chief Joseph Maguire, Deputy Chief Michael Maguire, Assistant Chief Ryan Maguire, Assistant Chief Paul Leighton, Chief Engineer James Hemwall, Engine Committee Chair Rodney Byrd and Director Harry Hoplamazian. And a special thank you to the Radnor Township Board of Commissioners for their continued support of our capital apparatus replacement fund.