1270 is a 75' Smeal Aerial with a 1500 GPM (gallon per minute) Waterous pump, 500 gallon onboard water tank, aerial waterway and generator. The cabinets are filled with equipment to assist the crew of five firefighters perform ventilation tasks at a fire scene. There is a full complement of hand tools and chain saws as well as a circular saw that is used to cut through walls and roofs. 1270's primary duty is to provide additional firefighters and equipment to normal fire scenes, and to give a platform in the air to be sure that firefighters remain safe during dangerous ventilation operations.