04/24/13 131 W, 5 I - + 6 - 2 Johnston County's New Foam Unit

Photographed by Lee Wilson this week, it's a 2007 Hino (!) carrying 1,500 gallons of foam containers on two pallets, plus a 2,000 GPM foam monitor. Still be equipped with more gear, such as a light bar, that's pending. The unit was delivered on March 14. It's housed at the Selma Fire Department, and is for protection of the commercial tank farm in town. Click to see larger versions:


Lee Wilson photo

It replaces a Chevy Kodiak truck of similar size. Model year? Click to see larger versions:


Lee Wilson photo  

Older readers may recall one of the county's earliest foam units, a tractor-drawn rig, also shown below. Perhaps readers can cite the make and model or other details. Click to enlarge:

Jeff Harkey photo

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