|The Class 1000 Fire Fighting Trailer was equipped with a 500 gpm
centrifugal pump which was powered by a 90-110 hp gasoline
engine. The pump did not have a relief valve, requiring the operator
to meet the changing fire fighting requirements. It carried 2 suction
tubes and the hose bed could carry 700 ft of 2 1/2 and 300 ft of 1
1/2 in hose. The rig was not equipped with a water tank. The trailer
was transported by either a 3/4 or 1 1/4 ton vehicle. The Class
1000 trailers carried the 0317000 series of serial numbers
|The Class 1010 Crash Trailer was equipped with a high pressure piston pump with a capacity of 35
gpm at 700 pounds pressure. It was mounted on a 1 ton, 2 wheeled trailer which was equipped with a
150 gal water tank. 2, 100 ft high pressure 3/4 in hose lines were supplied, along with a crash kit and
fog and foam nozzles. The bed of the towing vehicle was used to carry fire extinguishers, tools and men.
|The Class 1020 Crash Trailer was equipped with a semi-high pressure
centrifugal pump, with a capacity of 100 gpm at 500 pounds pump pressure
and 2 hose reels with 100 ft of 3/4 hose. It carried 160 gals of water.
|U.S. Army Fire Fighting Equipment Sets
|Fire Fighting Set No 1
|This set consisted of an assortment of hand fire
extinguishers and tools to be carried on the 1/4 ton (jeep)
vehicles assigned to Army Fire fighting Platoons.
Equipment consisted of the following:
|Fire Fighting Set No 2
|This set consisted of a larger assortment of tools and was
to carried on the 3/4 or 1 1/4 ton towing vehicles for the
Fire Fighting Trailers
|Mobile Decontamination Unit
|The following equipment was issued for converting the M-1
Decon unit into an auxilary crash truck
|This is a view of the sling pack and carry basket.
|All Photos on this page from Army TM-315 1944
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