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Tools of the trade: Mini-pumper

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Bloomington Briefing Published December 30, 2020
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The Bloomington Fire Department uses a truck known as a mini-pumper to put out fires in places full-sized fire trucks can’t fit. Parking ramps are one of the most common places the mini-pumper is used since their low clearance doesn’t allow access for a full-sized fire truck. The mini-pumper is housed at Station 3. It usually responds to vehicle fires in large parking structures in the South Loop area, but can be used to respond to any incident citywide. The truck holds four firefighters with a full complement of equipment.

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