Ladder 23-91: Sutphen SL-75
Sutphen Corporation, a leading manufacturer of fire apparatus in the United States, is renowned for producing high-quality and innovative fire trucks. Among their most popular offerings is the Sutphen SL-75 ladder truck, a versatile and powerful fire apparatus designed to tackle a wide range of firefighting, rescue, and ventilation tasks. Ladder trucks play a crucial role in fire departments, providing firefighters with the ability to reach elevated areas and perform vital tasks such as rescuing trapped individuals, extending water lines, and ventilating smoke-filled structures. The Sutphen SL-75 excels in these areas, boasting a 75-foot aerial ladder with a 750-pound tip load rating. This impressive ladder can be extended and retracted in just 30 seconds using a centralized control system, ensuring rapid response times during emergencies. Powered by a Cummins ISL 9 450HP, the SL-75 is capable of maneuvering through challenging terrains and reaching even the most remote areas of a fire scene.