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Bradley County, TN E-3
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No: 34136   Contributor: TheFireman   Year: 2013   Manufacturer: International   Country: United States of America
Bradley County, TN E-3

My Volunteer company. 1996 Central/Internantional 1000gpm pump with a 1500 gal. tank. Seen here during a water shuttle operation for a barn fire in South Bradley County. Each county unit has a named station. The Maroon Station refers to the creek tht runs directly behind the firehall, the Maroon Branch creek.
Picture added on 25 February 2013 at 10:50
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The large locker on the right side presumably contains a folding dam, which can be used to supply pumpers at an incident, while this and other tankers leave the scene to replenish their tanks and return...

These relays or "shuttles" are standard practice in rural areas of the US which do not have easily accessible hydrants. At large fires, as many as a dozen tankers may be called out, including big 6X4 rigs with 3, 000 or 3, 500 US gallon tanks.

Added by Rob Johnson on 24 January 2019.
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