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Mashpee Brush Breaker 354

Mashpee, Massachusetts, April 5, 2012. A Brush Breaker fire truck prepares to help do a controlled burn on the Town of Mashpee Holland Hill Barrens area of Mashpee National Wildlife Refuge. Stats on the forest firetruck: 2005 International 5600 6x6 / PolyMonax Corp. 2 door conventional cab Brush Breaker
650 gpm - 1000 gals - 50 Class A
Body is made of Polypropylene
Rear Pump & roll
Winch
The burn reduced fire risk to neighboring homes and improved habitat for the New England cottontail. It was conducted by the Town of Mashpee, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, State of Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, and Northeast Forest and Fire Management. Credit: Catherine J. Hibbard/USFWS

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