Sherman Volunteer Fire Department’s newest response boat enters service
The Sherman Volunteer Fire Department (SVFD) of Sherman, Connecticut, has placed a new response boat into service.
Built by Canada’s Stanley Boats, the newbuild landing craft Marine 7 replaces a similarly named older vessel in the SVFD.
The boat has a length of 6.7 metres, a Yamaha 167kW outboard engine, and a fire pump rated at 2,000 litres per minute. It may also function as a water source to pump water into fire trucks on shore.
Marine 7 will serve the town of Sherman and provide mutual aid support for the four other communities on Candlewood Lake.
See all the other content for Emergency Services Week here
The best maritime site on the web. The sea's our scene!