Industrial Apparatus Sizes Run from Large to Huge

chrism By Alan M. Petrillo The design of industrial fire apparatus usually centers around one main attribute, that of putting maximum amounts of water through the rig to protect industrial facilities such as refineries, chemical plants, and other large manufacturing structures. Depending on the fire department or industrial fire brigade and their water flow needs […]

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REV Group Fire Division Brands Introduce New Aerial Products

chrism Since FDIC International 2018, the REV Group’s Fire Division has made several announcements regarding not only new products for its fire apparatus lines (AXIS and ZeroRPM) and decontamination and biohazard mitigation options for fire trucks, but this division has also been busy enhancing its aerial product lines. E-ONE’s newest aerial product is its HR […]

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KME Fire Apparatus Introduces the Tuff Truck Aerialcat™

chrism NESQUEHONING, PA—KME Fire Apparatus, a manufacturer of fire apparatus, announces the launch of the new extreme-duty aerial, the Tuff Truck AerialCat™. The new Tuff Truck™ was specifically designed to meet the demands of a challenging urban environment with tight streets and numerous obstacles. The 103-foot Tuff Truck AerialCat™ is a highly maneuverable 103-foot ladder […]

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PA Volunteer Fire Company Gets TDA from KME

chrism [ngg_images source=”galleries” container_ids=”233″ display_type=”photocrati-nextgen_pro_imagebrowser” ajax_pagination=”0″ display_type_view=”imagebrowser-dark-template.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] By Alan M. Petrillo The North Penn Volunteer Fire Company, North Wales, Pennsylvania, wanted to replace a 1997 Simon LTI 75-foot quint with a longer ladder, but not necessarily another quint, as long as the rig had a pump and water tank as well […]

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Fall River (MA) Fire Department Acquires Ferrara 85-Foot Midmount Aerial Platform

chrism [ngg_images source=”galleries” container_ids=”225″ display_type=”photocrati-nextgen_pro_imagebrowser” ajax_pagination=”0″ display_type_view=”imagebrowser-dark-template.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] By Alan M. Petrillo Fall River (MA) Fire Department wanted to replace a 14-year old, 81-foot midmount aerial platform and needed a truck with a narrow body, the shortest wheelbase possible, and the smallest amount of tail swing. After bidding out the specs to […]

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