KME Fire Apparatus News

REV Fire California Announces Partnership With Southern California Fleet Services, Inc.

REV Fire California, popular fire department equipment supplier and subsidiary of REV Group, is proud to announce a partnership with Southern California Fleet Services, Inc. (So Cal Fleet) to provide service and warranty work for its Southern California customers with E-One, KME, and Ferrara apparatus. So Cal Fleet is based in Corona, CA and has multiple locations and road crews that are available 24 hours a day for all repair and maintenance needs. enhanced service and warranty experience Whe...

KME’s Annual Fire Truck Christmas Ornaments To Benefit National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

KME is pleased to announce the release of 13 new fire truck Christmas tree ornaments for the 2019 holiday season. Net proceeds from the sale of the ornaments will benefit the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF). For this season’s ornaments, KME chose the fire trucks that are featured in its 2020 calendar: Atlanta Fire Rescue’s Severe Service Pumper (GA) Salisbury Fire Department’s 103’ AerialCatTM Tuff TruckTM (MA) Shermans Dale Community Fire Company&rsqu...

KME Fire Apparatus Deliver To Toys For Tots Drive Conducted By The U.S. Marine Corps Reserve

Toys for Tots is a yearly program conducted by the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve to collect toys for needy children. Since November, KME has been accepting donations of new, unwrapped toys in drop-off boxes. KME employees, along with Santa Claus, delivered the toys in a holiday-themed fire-truck to the drop off location at Salem Bible Fellowship Church in Lehighton, PA. “We are excited to host the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots charity drive to help bring holiday cheer to the childre...

KME Clean Cab Concept And New Fire Apparatus For Decontamination To Provide Better Safety For Firefighters

The concept of firefighter cancer prevention has been the main topic these days around the fire service. The fire apparatus industry is taking a proactive stance when it comes to firefighter cancer prevention by designing new apparatus that makes it easier for firefighters to decontaminate after a fire. Not only does it make sense for firefighters to clean their gear after a fire but also to keep their apparatus clean as well. In the long run it may certainly be harmful to themselves while retu...

Central Pierce Fire & Rescue Announces Strategic Partnership With KME And Cascade Fire & Emergency

Central Pierce Fire & Rescue stepped away from a long history of purchasing fire apparatus from a sole manufacturer. With this step, the department chose KME Fire Apparatus and Cascade Fire & Emergency, WA to provide eight KME Custom Pumpers engineered to the department's exact specifications. Paul Stueve, Asst. Chief of Logistics for Central Pierce Fire & Rescue states, “Cascade Fire and KME have provided an experience of responsiveness, a willingness to meet high expectations...

KME Fire Apparatus Delivers 12 Custom Pumpers And 2 Tractor-Drawn Aerials To Los Angeles County Fire Department

KME Fire Apparatus, a renowned manufacturer of fire apparatus, announces the delivery of (12) twelve KME custom pumpers and (2) two KME tractor-drawn aerials (TDA) to Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD). The new trucks will join hundreds of KME apparatus currently in service at the LACoFD. The custom pumpers are built on KME’s Severe ServiceTM cab. The Severe ServiceTM cab was engineered for heavy-duty use and has been exposed to high-volume calls with over a million miles of real-...

REV Group Fire Division Launches Ecommerce Website, Firetruckparts.com, For Fire Truck Parts Sales And Service

REV Group, globally renowned manufacturer of industry-leading specialty vehicle brands, has launched a new ecommerce website for REV Fire Parts, firetruckparts.com, featuring parts for ANY fire truck, including E-ONE, KME and Ferrara vehicles. Fire truck parts and equipment The new site offers one of the most innovative service and aftermarket parts sales support resources in the industry. Top new features of the site include: Enhanced Visuals: See what part you are ordering with over 6,000...

KME Fire Apparatus Delivers 11 Custom Trucks To Hamilton Fire Department In Ontario, Canada

KME Fire Apparatus, an internationally renowned manufacturer of fire apparatus, has delivered eleven KME custom trucks to Hamilton Fire Department in Ontario, Canada. These trucks will join dozens of KME vehicles currently in service in Hamilton. The Hamilton Fire Department operates out of 30 locations across the city with 26 emergency response stations. Their 430-square-mile response area includes high-rise buildings, heavy industry and rural farm land, requiring a variety of apparatus. The r...

KME Fire Apparatus Delivers Eight Custom Pumpers To Central Pierce Fire & Rescue

KME Fire Apparatus, globally renowned manufacturer of fire apparatus, announces the delivery of eight KME custom pumpers to Central Pierce Fire & Rescue, WA. KME custom pumpers These eight engines have been specifically engineered to the department’s requirements. Paul Stueve, Assistant Chief of Logistics for Central Pierce states, “Cascade Fire and KME have provided an experience of responsiveness, a willingness to meet high expectations, and delivery with professionalism.&rdq...

KME Fire Apparatus Announces Delivery Of Six Custom Pumpers To The City Of Atlanta

KME Fire Apparatus, globally renowned manufacturer of fire apparatus, announces the delivery of six KME custom pumpers to the City of Atlanta, Georgia. These six pumpers will join the existing fleet of 45 KME pumpers already deployed within the city limits. Severe Service cab These six new pumpers are built on KME’s Severe Service cab and will serve the Atlanta Fire Rescue Department’s 35 fire stations, including five stations at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airpor...

KME Fire Apparatus Unveils Latest PRO Series 79’ AerialCat Ladder

KME Fire Apparatus, globally renowned manufacturer of fire apparatus, is proud to introduce the new PRO Series 79’ Ladder to its AerialCat products line. The PRO Series was built as a multi-purpose response with ergonomically designed manual controls, increased pump operator safety features and ultimate equipment carrying capacity. PRO 79’ AerialCat Ladder benefits: Ergonomically engineered manual control panel –with vertical swing and push-pull handles to reduce complexity...

Salisbury (MA) Fire Department Acquires KME Fire Apparatus’ Tuff Truck Aerial Ladder

The Salisbury (MA) Fire Department was in a bit of a fix. It was running a 1991 aerial ladder that it had purchased as a used vehicle 10 years previously, but the rig needed to be replaced, yet the department didn’t have the money to do so. But when it received a $975,000 funding assistance to its Firefighters Grant, the fire department moved ahead with getting a new aerial ladder. Scott Carrigan, Salisbury’s chief, says he formed a committee of firefighters to study what type of ae...

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