Tanker 10 Supports Suffolk
At 1:47pm, Carrollton VFD Tanker 10 was requested by Suffolk in response to a large debris fire on Crittenden Road. Tanker 10, along with Chief Nunez responded. Once on scene, Tanker 10 nursed to Suffolk Engine 9 and Ladder 5 for over 5 hours flowing more than 200,000 gallons of water. 4 additional tankers supported the water shuttle operations include Tanker-30 and Tanker-20 from Isle of Wight County.
Superb coordination and effort resulted in an uninterrupted water supply with an average flow of over 600 GPM and peaks as high as 1200 GPM. Tanker 10 boasts a 5500 gallon tank and is equipped with both 5″ and 3″ supply hose, 2 SCBAs, extra class A foam, 2500 gallon dump tank, a turbo draft and an assortment of fittings, appliances and adapters.