U.S. Forest Service Fire & Aviation News

KME’s New Wildland Product Group Wins Three Major Contracts

A Type 6 Light Brush Unit model for wildland use from KME Fire Apparatus New contracts for KME following reach-out to wildland community KME Fire Apparatus recently announced that it has made major efforts in reaching out to the wildland fire community. The company believes that such efforts are a good fit with its existing product lines and will only help in sustaining the growth that the company has experienced over the several years. "KME has always made good wildland p...

Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement Regarding The U.S. Forest Service Internal Review

Governor Schwarzeneggar at the site of the Station fire in Los Angeles County California governor acknowledges need for review Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today issued a statement following an announcement by the U.S. Forest Service that they will be reviewing the way the Station fire in Los Angeles County was fought: "It is very clear that a thorough investigation and review of the Station fire response by the federal government is absolutely necessary." "I can assure...

KME Awarded 10 Brush Trucks For USDA Forest Service

KME will manufacture 10 light brush units for the USDA Forest Service Leading apparatus manufacturer looks to expand presence in wildland market KME Fire Apparatus is pleased to announce that it will be manufacturing 10 light brush units for the Southwestern Region of the USDA Forest Service. The units will be shipped to national forests in Arizona and New Mexico. KME was awarded the RFQ as a best overall value supplier. The light brush bodies will be mounted on a 4x4 F...

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