Apparatus Deliveries - 2020
Toronto Fire Services, ON
Toronto Fire Services took delivery of a custom Spartan/Dependable pumper. Built on a Spartan Metro Star MFD cab and chassis with a 10” raised roof, the pumper includes a Darley pump, a FoamPro 2002 foam system, a 600 USG poly water tank, and a 20 USG foam cell. The body is made from stainless steel with roll up compartment doors, and includes Whelen lighting. This unit also features Dependable’s exclusive auxiliary power storage system I.R.E.S.S. The Idle Reduction Energy Storage System provides clean and consistent power while reducing emissions, fuel, and maintenance costs while increasing the life cycle of the vehicle.
Dutton Dunwich Fire Department, ON
We turned a 2021 RAM 5500 cab and chassis into a Mini Rescue for the Dutton Dunwich Fire Department. This apparatus features a 12’ aluminum body with a full transverse L1/R1 compartment, a Whelen Justice 56" lightbar, and Amdor roll up doors. Added features include a rear back up camera, Whelen CenCom Sapphire electronic siren, and a mini light tower on the roof of the body.
Howick Township Fire Department, ON
Howick Township Fire Department recently took delivery of a Freightliner/Dependable 1800 USG poly body tanker. The pump featured on this apparatus is a Hale DSD, 1500 GPM with six (6) discharges. The body has internal storage for two (2) portable water tanks two (2) hard suction hoses. The apparatus also includes a 10” Newton swivel dump chute and a large body compartment ahead of the rear wheels.
Kennebecasis Valley Fire Department, NB
Kennebecasis Valley Fire Department, in eastern Canada, welcomed another Dependable tanker to their fleet. This single axle tanker was built on a Freightliner M2 112 chassis with a tough Dependable tanker body. The apparatus features a Hale AP50, 500 GPM pump with five (5) discharges and a 1800 USG poly tank. The body includes two lower compartments on each side, a Zico electric portable water tank rack, 10” Newton swivel dump chute, and exterior brackets for hard suction hoses.
Woolwich Fire Department, ON
Woolwich Fire Department took delivery of a custom Spartan/Dependable pumper tanker this fall. This apparatus was built on a Spartan Metro Star LFD cab and chassis, with a 20” raised roof, and includes seating for six (6) firefighters. This unit includes a 2800 USG poly tank with a 20 USG foam cell. The pump is a Hale Qmax XS with a Foam Pro 2001 foam system.
Thorold Fire & Emergency Services, ON
Thorold Fire & Emergency Services welcomed to their fleet a HME MiniEvo pumper. This robust vehicle, on a Ram 5500 4x4 Four Door Crew cab, features a 24” side mount pump enclosure with a Hale DSD 1500 GPM pump, a 300 US gallon water tank, and a stainless steel body. With 139 ft³ of compartment space for equipment and gear, along with 40 ft³ of hosebed storage, this “mini” is optimized for storage solutions and specialized equipment.
Ajax Fire and Emergency Services, ON
Ajax Fire and Emergency Services took delivery of a Spartan/Dependable custom pumper that features Ajax’s commitment to the clean cab concept to minimize crew risks. This truck was built on a LFD Spartan Metro Star cab and chassis with a 20” raised roof. The pumper includes a top mount 2000 USGPM Hale Qmax-XS pump with a Hale FoamPro 2002 foam system. The body features Whelen lighting, a Command Light Knight light tower, and a custom designed hydraulic lift for contaminated gear storage.
South Glengarry Fire Services, ON
A Spartan/Dependable pumper was delivered to South Glengarry Fire Services, Ontario. This truck was built on a MFD Spartan Metro Star cab and chassis with a 10” raised roof. The truck features seating for six (6) firefighters, and a Hale DSD 1500 USGPM pump complete with a Hale SmartFOAM foam system. The body includes a 1000 USG poly water tank, enclosed ladders and hard suction hose storage, and an array of Whelen lights.
Port Hope Fire and Emergency Services, ON
Port Hope Fire and Emergency Services welcomed home their Freightliner/Dependable Tanker in April. This tanker has big water with a Hale sidekick MBP fire pump rated at 750 gpm. A unique design, very well laid out with storage compartments and crosslays. This truck also has a Newton 10” swivel dump, a Zico electric portatank rack, and a hose bed exceeding the minimum hose load required by NFPA/ULC.
Strathroy-Caradoc Fire Department, ON
A stunning Spartan/Dependable Pumper delivered to Strathroy-Caradoc Fire Department, Ontario. This well-equipped, high content pumper was originally a stock unit which was purchased and adapted to meet the needs of their department. Added custom features include a light tower, on board generator, a TFT deck monitor, and a variety of adjustable shelves, vertical tool boards, and floor mounted slide out trays.
Caledon Fire and Emergency Services, ON
Every tanker is custom designed and built, just like this one delivered to Caledon Fire and Emergency Services, Ontario. This tandem axle tanker holds 2700 U.S. gallons of water, one (1) 3500 U.S. gallon portatank, and four (4) lengths of hard suction hose. With ample compartment space the department can carry all the essential equipment needed in their line of duty. This truck is equipped with a midship Hale QMAX 1750 gpm pump; a vital component needed to battle a fire.
West Lincoln Fire and Emergency Services, ON
A Spartan/Dependable pumper was delivered to West Lincoln Fire and Emergency Services, Ontario. This truck was built on a Spartan LFD Metro Star cab and chassis; offering a wide range of custom options. Custom options include a roll up door over the driver's side pump panel, a Command Light light tower, a Federal Q2B siren, a large variety of adjustable shelves, vertical tool boards, and slide out trays.
Wasaga Beach Fire Department, ON
Wasaga Beach Fire Department, Ontario took delivery of a white custom walk-in rescue specifically designed for ice water rescue operations. Our team worked closely with the fire department on this state-of-the-art walk-in design which includes a Spartan Metro Star cab and chassis, a Command Light light tower, a climate-controlled body with optimal storage space inside and out. This apparatus is equipped with Whelen emergency warning lights, seating for four (4) fire fighters, and a custom designed EMS cabinet in the cab.
County of Brant Fire Department, ON
A Kenworth/Dependable 3000 U.S. gallon tanker was proudly delivered to County of Brant, Ontario. This tanker showcases a checker plate hose bed cover, electric portatank rack, 10” Newton swivel dump chute, hard suction hose troughs, and lower body storage compartments. A very unique design that will serve their community for many years to come.
County of Brant Fire Department, ON
The County of Brant Fire Department in Ontario received a brand new custom-built Dependable Emergency Vehicles pumper. The apparatus was built with a black over red Spartan Metro Star cab and chassis, a Hale DSD 1500 gpm fire pump, and 1000 U.S gallons of water. Custom features include an extended front bumper, an APEX T354150 light tower, and an array of adjustable shelves, tool boards, and slide out trays.
Niagara Falls Fire Department, ON
The second delivery of 2020 is a brand-new custom pumper for Niagara Falls, Ontario. This truck was built on a MFD Spartan Metro Star cab and chassis. The cab has a 10” raised roof, a 24” extended front bumper, a Federal Q2B siren, and seating for five (5) firefighters. The pump is a HALE Q-MAX 2000 gpm pump complete with a Foam Pro 2001 foam system. The body consists of 7 compartments with Amdor roll up doors, 750 U.S. gallons of water and internal ladder and hard suction storage.
Argyle Fire Department, ON
First delivery of 2020 is this 2100 U.S. gallon tanker delivered to Argyle Fire Department in Ontario. This compact truck has big capabilities. Two interior rear compartments hold a full ladder compliment, pike poles, a 2100 U.S. gallon portatank, and two lengths of hard suction hose. The body was designed to have additional low side compartments for more storage space, and a special full height compartment on the driver’s side to house a CET - PFP-20hpHND portable pump and accessories.