Griggstown's Brush 35
Photo by John M. MaleckyFranklin Township, Griggstown FC, Brush 35, 2020 Ford F-350, 4x4/Firematic BRAT, 500/350/10A with five-ton front winch and bumper turret.
Photo by John M. MaleckyRight/rear of Griggstown's Brush 35 shows rear-mounted pump and LDH intakes at rear and side.
LITTLE BIG GUYS
By John M. Malecky June, 2023
At the Griggstown FC in Franklin Township (Somerset County) Brush 35 is this Firematic BRAT on a 2020 Ford F-350 Lariat 4x4 chassis. Features and equipment include a five-seat cab, Waterous 500-gpm pump, 350-gallon water tank and 10-gallon Class “A” foam tank with inductor. There are (two) 4 ½-inch intakes and (one) 2 ½-inch intake. Other firefighting features include an Elkhart BrushHawk bumper monitor and bumper nozzles, 150-foot booster reel and ¾-inch, one-inch and three-inch donut hose, large and small hard suction hose. The body has ROM roll-up compartment doors and Whelen scene lighting. Equipment includes forestry tools, structural tools, SCBA, BLS bag, road vests, floating strainer, fittings, valves, spanners, hydrant wrenches, Pulaski Tools, hand fire extinguishers, ground ladder and a Warn front mounted five-ton winch.
PHOTOS BY JOHN M. MALECKY