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Engine 66-1
Aug 21, 2004 - 9:35: AM

Engine 66-1 is a new custom built engine from Pierce Manufacturing arriving in Lancaster Township March 13, 2015.

The new engine is a Pierce Arrow XT, outfitted with a 10-inch raised roof cab and seating for six firefighters.

This is the first brand new unit purchased by Lancaster Township Fire Department since 1998.

The new engine was placed into service in early May after equipment mounting and training. It ran it’s first structure fire on July 30. The first fire was a 2 alarm building fire in Sterling Place where firefighters rescued a dog from the burning building.

The new engine replaced Engine 66-3, a 1992 Spartan/American La France engine which was sold. Engine 66-2, a 1995 Pierce Lance, which was housed in the South Station in the village of Bausman, was moved to the North Station in Hamilton Park.

Some of the equipment is as follows:

Cummins ISL 450HP engine with Jake Brake, Allison EVS 3000 transmission with aggressive down shift mode, OnSpot tire chains, A/C, aluminum pumper body, high side compartments both sides, hatch compartments, 750-Gallon FDNY style water tank, Hale QMAX 2000gpm single stage pump, front bumper 2.50” discharge, two (2) 1.75” crosslays, three (3) rear 2.50” discharges, one (1) 3.00” Deluge W/TFT Hurricane, model XFIH-E remote controlled monitor, booster reel with 200’ of 1.00” hose, Whelen LED warning light package, Mars 888 front warning light, Q2B & Sho-Me electronic sirens, 10KW Harrison hydraulic generator, one (1) Whelen 12-Volt PFP2 LED visor light, four (4) Whelen 120-Volt PCP2 LED recessed lights, and one (1) cord reel with 200’ of 10/3 cable with junction box.

Engine 66-2
Aug 21, 2004 - 9:33: AM
Photo By Assistant Chief Brett Fassnacht
Purchased in December 2000, Engine 66-2 is a 1993 Pierce Lance 4-door pumper with seating for six.
Powered by a Detroit Diesel 8V92TA 450 HP DDEC engine with Jacobs engine brake and an Allison HT-740 4-speed automatic transmission.
Engine 2 is equipped with a Waterous 2000 GPM 2-stage pump, 1000 gallon water tank and front suction.
This engine is outfitted with 1,200 feet of 5" supply hose, crosslays from 1 3/4" to 2 1/2", a pre-connected TFT Blitzfire step gun, a pre-piped TFT Crossfire deck gun, extended length "apartment" attack line, both Class A and AFFF foam, TFT Foam Jet, TFT Pro/Pak portable foam system and traditional engine company tools. This unit is also equipped with a 7.5 kW liquid cooled Onan generator, electric rewind cord reel with junction box and 4000 watts of quartz lights.

Engine 66-3
Aug 21, 2004 - 9:32: AM
Photo By Assistant Chief Brett Fassnacht
Engine 66-3 is a 1995 Pierce Lance with seating for 9 personnel, it has a Series 60 Detroit engine and a Allison world transmission.
It has a 1500 GPM topmount Hale pump, and has 640 gallons of water.
This engine is extensively equipped for structural fires to include crosslays from 1 3/4" to 2 1/2 ", a pre-connected step gun, pre-piped "extend-a-gun" deluge nozzle, extended length "apartment" attack line, and large quantities of spare hose.
This unit is also equipped with a 7.5 kW liquid cooled generator and 7000 watts of quartz lights.

Truck 66
Aug 21, 2004 - 9:30: AM

Photo By Assistant Chief Brett Fassnacht
Truck 66 is a 1998 Spartan/LTI 93' Midmount Tower Ladder with a 6 man cab.

It has a Series 60 Detroit Diesel and an Allison World Transmission and a Hale
 1500 GPM side mount pump.

The truck's main emphasis is placed on tools, both hand and power but also has 200' of 5" supply line, 2 pre-connected 1" 3/4 crosslays as well as a 100' pre-connected line in the bucket.

Some of the power tools carried include 2 Stihl 044 chainsaws with carbide blades, a Stihl rotary saw, a K12 rotary saw with a WORT HOG blade, 2 gas powered PPV ventilation fans, 2 electric fans and a 6 KW diesel generator.

An extensive array of hand tools and ground ladders are also carried to facilitate search and rescue, ventilation, overhaul and salvage. It also is equipped with a thermal imaging camera, a CO2 meter and a heat gun. An AED is also carried as a QRS device for medical assistance.

Engine 66-3 ~ Retired 2015
Aug 21, 2004 - 9:29: AM

Photo By Assistant Chief Brett Fassnacht
Engine 66-3 is a 1992 Spartan/American LaFrance with a 6 man cab.
 It has a Cummins 300 HP diesel with an Allison automatic transmission, a 1500 GPM Hale topmount pump & 750 gallon tank.

Engine 66-3 is our structural engine/rescue assigned to the North station.

 The unit carries a light compliment of vehicle rescue tools including: cribbing, hand tools, air chisel and absorbent materials. In addition, it carries an Amkus rescue system with spreader, cutter and 2 midsized rams.

 For structural firefighting purposes it has 1000' of 5" supply line, pre-connected stepgun, deluge gun, "apartment" line, 3 crosslays and spare attack hose. The unit also has a TFT PRO PAC foam unit with 15 gals of foam on board, a 3000 watts of quartz lights and a GKW Onan generator.

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