Engine 5 is designated as the water supply truck for the Westfield Fire Department.
Westfield 5 is equipped with a 1250 gallon per minute Waterous Pump and a 750 gallon booster tank.
Engine 5 carries 2000 feet of 5-inch hose along with all of the equipment for drafting operations. Drafting is used in areas of the fire district that are not protected by fire hydrants. This truck, along with Engine 2 and Tanker 4, can go to a water supply (pond, river, brook, or even swimming pool) and pump the water from the supply into a tanker truck or directly to firefighters through hose lines.
Engine 5 runs on a 350 HP Detroit Diesel 6V-92TA Engine and Allison Automatic Transmission.