# What are the dimensions of a fire truck?

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It depends on the fire truck, but the average fire truck will be about 10 feet wide, 40 feet long, and 12 feet tall. This doesn’t include extended aerial ladders or other equipment. An average fire engine is closer to 35 feet long, 9 feet wide, and 9 feet tall.

## What is the size of a fire truck?

Large fire trucks such as the tankers which carry water to the scenes of rural fires are more than 8 feet wide, 11 feet tall, 35 feet long, and weigh over 50,000 pounds when loaded. Even when operated by highly trained drivers, fire trucks can only be useful when they reach the scene of an emergency.

## How much room does a fire truck need?

Fire department access roads require 20 ft (6.1 m) of unobstructed width, 13.5 ft (4.1 m) of unobstructed vertical clearance and an appropriate radius for turns in the roads and dead ends for the vehicles apparatus to turn around.

## How high can a fire truck reach?

Fire trucks also have a gigantic ladder called an aerial. That is why they are also called Ladder Trucks. The aerial ladder reaches 100 feet in the air! That is high enough to see over very tall trees and to reach up very tall buildings.

## How many miles per gallon does a fire truck get?

Gas powered rigs get about 4 to 12 miles per gallon, and diesel powered rigs get about . 5 to 8 miles per gallon. It may seem rather pathetic, but it’s not, considering all the extra work that fire engines do (pump water, idle, etc.)

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## How much does a fire truck cost?

What is the cost of a Fire Engine/Pumper/Ladder Truck? The replacement cost of a pumper engine comparable to our current equipment is roughly \$550,000.00. This doesn’t include anywhere from \$100,000.00 to \$150,000.00 for equipment to outfit the engine.

## What makes a fire lane?

More Definitions of Fire lane

Fire lane means a part of an access road adjacent to a building or structure that is clearly marked and is to be used by emergency vehicles and personnel in the event of a fire or emergency situation.