Quint (fire apparatus)
A quintuple combination pumper or quint is a fire service apparatus that serves the dual purpose of an engine and a ladder truck. The name quint is derived from the Latin prefix quinque-, meaning five, and refers to the five functions that a quint provides: pump, water tank, fire hose, aerial device, and ground ladders.
- "Glossary". Fire Service Info. Retrieved 5 January 2014.
- Metz Aerials, the initial quint patenter.