Ladder 1 is a 2008 KME Predator. This vehicle is a Quint that has a 100' platform. A Quint is a vehicle that has five essential components: water, hose, pump, aerial ladder, and ground ladders. A quint fire truck is an apparatus that combines the equipment capabilities of a ladder truck and the water-pumping ability of a fire engine. This vehicle is critical for safety working on elevated areas, accessing remote areas not accessible by ground ladders, and providing a high caliber elevated water platform for fire suppression.