Where ARFF Meets Tech Rescue

chrism By Carl J. Haddon Hypothetically speaking: It’s a stormy summer night when commercial passenger Flight OU812 comes in for a landing. As it touches down, a rogue gust of crosswind pushes it off the port edge of the runway. In the blink of an eye, this aircraft slides through the grass and through the […]

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FAA Airport Technology R&D Branch Researching New Technologies to Benefit ARFF Firefighters

chrism The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airport Technology Research and Development Branch is involved in a wide variety of research program areas at its Technical Center, including those dealing with aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF) technologies, composite material firefighting, and new large aircraft firefighting. And, it’s the new technologies area that has been getting a […]

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E-ONE Introduces the New TITAN 6×6 Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Vehicle

chrism REV Group, a manufacturer of industry-leading specialty vehicle brands and a leading provider of aftermarket parts and services, is proud to introduce the new TITAN® 6X6 Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) vehicle under its E-ONE fire apparatus brand. The TITAN® 6X6 is the second configuration in E-ONE’s new line of ARFF products. With the […]

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ARFF Vehicles Having Greater Knockdown Power, Carrying Bigger Payloads

chrism By Alan M. Petrillo Aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF) vehicles are putting on muscle, often carrying bigger payloads than ever before; having more compartment storage space; and sporting larger, more powerful pumps and engines. ARFF manufacturers have changed their rigs to help operators get to an incident quicker, have greater visibility at the scene, […]

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Orlando (FL) International Airport Fire Rescue HP 100 Aerial Platform

chrism [ngg_images source=”galleries” container_ids=”5″ display_type=”photocrati-nextgen_basic_imagebrowser” ajax_pagination=”0″ ngg_triggers_display=”never” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] CUSTOMER INFORMATION Truck Type: Aerials Dealer: Hall-Mark RTC Dealer Phone: 800-524-6072 FEATURES AT A GLANCE Body: Extruded aluminum Platform:  Extruded aluminum aerial Chassis:  Cyclone II with 67.5-inch CA Engine: Cummins ISX12 500-hp Tank: 300-gallon water; 30-gallon foam cell Axles: Tandem Pump: Hale QMAX 1750 gpm CHASSIS 78,000 lbs. […]

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US Army Fort Rucker Fire Department, Alabama, Titan Force ARFF 4×4

chrism FEATURES All-wheel-drive chassis with pump and roll Extruded aluminum roll cage designed cab Cummins QSX15 engine rated at 665 hp Hale Model RSD 1,500-gpm water pump ATP 3 percent foam system Akron Model 3353 roof turret 375/750 gpm Akron Firefox 300-gpm bumper turret 1,585-gallon water tank with integral 205-gallon foam cell 500-pound dry chemical […]

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New E-ONE Titan® 4×4 Exceeds ARFF Testing Expectations

chrism OCALA, FL—E-ONE, a subsidiary of REV Group, is proud to announce the new TITAN 4×4 Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) vehicle has met or exceeded expectations in all categories of third-party advanced product testing.   In accordance with NFPA 414, Standard for Aircraft Rescue and Fire-Fighting Vehicles, all newly-designed vehicles must undergo a series of […]

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Massachusetts Department Takes delivery on Apparatus Unique to the East Coast

Bill Carey SVI Trucks Delivers on Type III Wildland-Style Engine for Harwich     FORT COLLINS — September 26, 2018 — The Harwich (Massachusetts) Fire Department is taking delivery on an unusual apparatus — or at least one not typically found on the East Coast. The two-station fire department, which protects 11,765 within 20.93 square […]

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