Okeechobee County Florida USA_ Fire/Rescue station #3 protects the northern reaches of the county from this hwy. 441 north location.
Nikon D2H 14mm lens 1’250sec F11 EI200
Training is a never ending duty at this rural station, here firefighters practice drafting from a drop tank.
With water flowing the engineer tweaks the levers to fine tune the output of the 1500gpm pump.
The deck gun produces a master stream of up to 1,000 gallons of water per minute, quick enough to empty this engine in 3 minutes.
And then the training is put to good use.