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January 14th, 2016 — Seattle, WA, USA<br />
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A new a fireboat being built for the San Francisco Fire Department by Vigor Fab.<br />
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Designed by Jensen Maritime Consultants, the 88’x’25x’14’ vessel fireboat will have a top speed of 11.5 knots in full load condition and accommodate up to three crew members and four firefighters aboard the vessel. The fireboat engines are EPA Tier III certified Cummins QSK19-M, which have a maximum engine horsepower of 750 bhp at 1800 rpm.  Its firefighting system consists of six Stang fire monitors, which will be supplied with water and foam from three 6,000 gpm fire pumps.<br />
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Photograph by Stuart Isett<br />
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