2014 Sutphen 1500 GPM Pumper
On April 26th, 2014 Engine 44-4 was delivered to 217 Saxer Avenue with lights flashing and sirens blaring. The new engine will replace the old 1995 Sutphen engine that was in April 2013. Engine 44-4 will respond as the third out piece for building fires in town and first out for building fires out of town. Engine 44-4 is a 2014 Sutphen Class A Pumper. It sports a 750 gallon water tank and a 1500 Gallon Per Minute Hale Mid Ship Single Stage Pump. The Engine hose compliment includes 1100 feet of 5 inch hose, 300 feet of 3" hose, two 200 feet of 1 3/4" pre connects, one 300 foot of 1 3/4" cross lay, one 200 foot of 2 1/2" hose cross lay, and 250 feet of 3/4" booster line. The new Engine also has a 24 foot extension ladder, a 14 foot ground/roof ladder, and a 10 foot attic ladder. The truck includes has a 8 foot and 10 foot pike pole. The truck has the normal engine compliment of building fire equipment including two ventilation fans, forcible entry tools, medical equipment, salvage tarps and buckets, etc. On July 2nd, 2014 Engine 44-4 responded on its first incident. An Automatic Fire Alarm at the Springfield Health Plex. It responded as the first in engine. The crew and officers of Station 44 would like to thank the Township Commissioners and Township Residents that continue to support the fire company. With out your help we could not be as great as we are.