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Ferrara Fire Apparatus gets a contract from Houston Fire Department for aerial ladders

Published on 16 February 2011
Houston fire Department is responsible for preserving the lives and property of over 2 million city residents and an even greater population that works in the city’s large industrial base.
Houston Fire Department will get two new aerials as a part of the contract with Ferrara Fire Apparatus

Houston Fire Department, America's fourth largest department with 88 engine companies and 92 fire stations.

Ferrara Fire Apparatus, Inc., America's premier custom fire apparatus manufacturer, has been awarded a contract by the City of Houston for two (2) HD-107 heavy duty rear mount aerial ladders. Ferrara fire trucks have been in service to the City of Houston since 2005. Houston has eleven Ferrara HD-107 aerial ladders, fifty-five engines and two hazardous materials heavy rescue vehicles.

"We work hard every day to earn their business by taking care of the many trucks already in service to Houston," said Chris Ferrara, company President/CEO. "The heavy duty steel aerial ladder is something that's worked really well for Houston and we are pleased to be able to provide a product that fits their needs."

Houston Fire Department, America's fourth largest department with 88 engine companies and 92 fire stations, is responsible for preserving the lives and property of over 2 million city residents, and an even greater population that works in the city's large industrial base.

Ferrara Fire Apparatus manufacturers a full line of fire and emergency vehicles, including their Inferno, Igniter, Ember and Intruder 2 custom chassis, pumpers and tankers, rear and mid-mount aerial ladders and platforms, rescue and incident command vehicles, Inundator foam pumpers, airport vehicles and the Strong Arm fire rescue vehicle. Ferrara is a leading safety innovator in the industry, offering such items as On-Site Tilt Table Testing, Crash Tested Cabs and Bodies, Complete Airbag Protection, and SmartWheel steering systems. 

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