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Galicia Province Upgrades Fire Rescue Fleet With Addition Of Firefighting Vehicles With Allison Fully Automatic Transmissions

The Vizcaya Provincial Council in the Galicia province, in Spain, has invested seven million euros in its fire prevention, firefighting and rescue services. Almost 25 percent of the existing fleet will be replaced by new trucks, which will enhance efficiency and improve rapid response. The 15 new vehicles include six heavy-duty urban fire trucks, three heavy-duty large-tank pumpers, three first-response trucks and three automatic turntable ladders, all fitted with Allison fully automatic transm...

Toyne Provides A New Rescue/Pumper Vehicle To The Rochelle Fire Department As An Upgrade To Their Current Apparatus

In the Midwestern Illinois city of Rochelle, the local fire department took delivery of its first Toyne Apparatus, a fully customized rescue/pumper. The Rochelle Fire Department's (RFD) new rescue/pumper will replace an older fire truck built-in 1995 that had served the department for 26 years. Built to take the call, the department’s latest fire apparatus addition is ready to protect the community. Established in 1877, the RFD has been serving the residents of Rochelle for nearly 145 yea...

Institut der Feuerwehr Orders 109 New MAN TGM Fire-Fighting Vehicles With Allison Transmission

Germany’s fire department training facility, The Institut der Feuerwehr NRW (IdF NRW), has ordered 109 Magirus LF20-KatS vehicles on behalf of the North Rhine-Westphalian Ministry of the Interior. The Euro 6 emission standard vehicles, on MAN TGM 18.340 BB 4x4 chassis with Allison 3000 Series™ fully automatic transmissions, form the largest ever order for firefighting vehicles in the state. A total of 38 vehicles have been delivered to local fire departments, with another 30 schedul...

Toyne Delivers A New Pumper Vehicle To Enhance Fire Safety At Skamania Fire District

Trading views of the cornfields of Iowa for forested mountains of Southern Washington state, a new Toyne pumper–named engine 11–has been delivered to its new home with Skamania Fire District #1 (SFD). This is the department's second Toyne tailored apparatus, and just like the other Toyne in their fleet, it is geared explicitly for SFD's needs. Established in 1959, Skamania Fire District #1 has been providing fire protection to the residents of Carson, Cook, Stabler, and surrounding...

Toyne Provides Georgetown Township Fire Department With Two Identical Pumper Vehicles To Enhance Fire Safety

Arriving in the Great Lakes region were two identical Toyne Pumpers. Their final destination, the Georgetown Township Fire Department (GTFD) in Jenison, Michigan. These apparatus are fully equipped and customized to the department's specific needs and the communities they serve. The twin pumpers' bodies are made with bolted painted stainless steel. The designs called for a large variety of dynamic storage and utilitarian solutions. Spacious compartments and ROM painted roll-up doors line both s...

Wayne Fire Department Gets Delivery Of New And Fully Customized Toyne Pumper For Emergency Services

Arriving this month at the Wayne Fire Department's fire house (POL Fire Company #2), located in Wayne, New Jersey, is a new and fully customized Toyne Pumper. Better known as POL (Property Owner's League) Fire Company #2, their new pumper not only adds more capabilities to their existing fleet, but it also upholds a long-standing tradition of honoring fellow firefighters. Wayne Fire Department Established in 1922, Wayne Fire Department (POL Fire Company #2) has served the residents of Wayne, N...

Monticello Fire Department Updates Fleet With New Toyne Pumper

In the eastern Iowa city of Monticello, the area fire department has taken delivery of a new and fully customized Toyne Pumper. Dubbed the "MF8" by the Monticello Fire Department (MFD), this apparatus will be replacing an older pumper that has served these volunteer firefighters for more than two decades. Including this latest addition to the MFD fleet, the department now has three Toyne Tailored Apparatus actively serving alongside them. The apparatus is a stall built with bolted painted stain...

Magirus Announces The Launch Of TLF AirCore Turbine-Aided Extinguishing Turbine

The innovative, all-terrain tank pumper with the efficient AirCore extinguishing turbine mounted on a lifting device opens up new, previously unavailable possibilities for effective forest and surface fire-fighting. Premiere for the TLF AirCore: For the first time, Magirus presents the new turbine-aided fire-fighting vehicle to representatives of the press, partners and invited guests on 24 and 25 September 2020. After the unveiling, the new vehicle was shown directly in action on the plant's ow...

What Are the New Trends in Firefighting Equipment?

Equipment is an important element in fighting fires, and in keeping firefighters safe. But what new needs are driving the development of equipment? How can equipment expand its role in fighting fires, or in managing building occupancy and traffic flow for that matter? We asked our Expert Panel Roundtable: What are the new trends and opportunities in firefighting equipment?

Hino Announces GT 1528 To Be Available With Allison 2500 Series As A Standard Equipment

Hino’s newly revised GT 1528 is available with the Allison 2500 Series™ six-speed fully automatic transmission as standard equipment. Along with an increase in power, torque and payload, the automatic transmission makes it a safer vehicle in difficult and challenging off-road conditions. After a summer of horrendous bushfire conditions across Australia, a new focus on the safety and well-being of bushfire fighters has been adopted by fire authorities around the country. Hino’s...

New Toyne Fire Apparatus Delivered To Benton Township Volunteer Fire Department

Taking delivery of a fully customized Toyne Pumper Tanker, the Benton Township Volunteer Fire Department (BTVFD) strengthened their response capabilities in the largest township in Monroe County, Indiana. The addition of a new apparatus emboldens the department as they look to the future of a possible merger with the county’s growing fire protection district: joining forces with surrounding departments to protect lives and property. Active Call Response Serving 3,300 residents in a terri...

Allison Delivers Fire Trucks With 4000 Series™ Fully-Automatic Transmissions To The U.S. Army Fleet In Germany

The U.S. Army in Germany recently added eight Scania structural pumper P410 B4x4HZ trucks with Rosenbauer-body and Allison 4000 Series™ fully automatic transmissions to its fire fleet. The vehicles, featuring the new CP 31 Crew Cab, are powered by a 302 kW (410 hp) diesel engine combined with an Allison 4000 Series™ fully automatic transmission. They will be stationed at different locations across Germany. The U.S. Army has procured this vehicle configuration for the last 10 years,...

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