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Rosenbauer’s Rescue Firefighting Group Vehicle HLF 20 Keeps Fire Department In Germany Prepared For Duty

Large fires, ammunition finds, rescue operations, and searching for people: The scope of duties for the List Fire Department on the German island of Sylt is extremely broad. They are well prepared for these challenges with the new rescue firefighting group vehicle (HLF) 20 from Rosenbauer. Fire-Fighting Vehicles Almost 1,500 inhabitants live in List on Sylt, the northernmost municipality in Germany. Sand dunes, salt marshes, and the Wadden Sea characterize the unique environment on this island...

Rosenbauer Fire Service Robot Competes For The Title Of “Austria’s Best Firefighter”

The prototype of the Rosenbauer fire service robot had its TV premiere in the 7th episode of the ORF show “Feuer und Flamme – Der Wettkampf der Lebensretter” (Red-hot – Rescuer Contest), in which 12 firefighters compete for the title “Austria’s Best Firefighter”. But this was not the first operational highlight for ‘Raupi’, as the company has named the prototype, because it’s already been in use for several years in testing firefighting...

KIMTEK Introduces FIRELITE® As A Response To Requests From The Fire Department For Rear-Winding Reel

In response to requests from fire departments, KIMTEK has introduced the FIRELITE® FHR-205, a new version of its popular FIRELITE® series skid units for use with UTVs. Distinct from KIMTEK's patient transport units in the FIRELITE series, the FHR-205 skid unit positions the hose reel to wind off to the rear. Constructed of KIMTEK's signature rugged, high quality aluminum diamond plate and tubing, FHR-205 skid units are durable, attractive, and produced to KIMTEK's highest standards of ma...

Hannay Reels Announce The Release Of New Split Bronze Bearings

A new split bronze bearing insert (part # 9902-1710) is now available for 1-½” series reels, which includes reel models across several industries and applications such as LP Gas, Petroleum, Aviation, Industrial and Fire. The advantage of a split bearing on a reel is that if the bearing ever needs to be replaced, you will no longer have to remove the swivel joint as part of the task. Total replacement time can typically be cut to under 5 minutes, a reduction of 75% or more. The new...

Kochek Releases White Papers Based On Its Multiple Brands Of Fire Hose, Strainers And Elbows

Kochek Company, LLC has posted on its website white papers detailing the latest independent flow test results of multiple brands of fire hose, strainers and elbows. Conducted by GBW Associates, LLC and Water Supply Innovations, LLC, test conditions were closely monitored for consistency and elimination of variables. Kochek lightweight suction hose was used as a constant in each testing category. Kochek's low level, ice, floating, box, and barrel strainers and 90° suction elbows performed at...

Firefighters Send Out Fire Safety Advisory To Take Extra Care And Precaution During Heatwave Conditions

Firefighters have issued a summer heat safety plea following several incidents cornfields, grass and crop fires in Kent that have been linked to the hot and dry weather the county is currently experiencing. Countering wildfire incidents Kent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) deals frequently with rural fires, but during periods of hot and dry weather, incidents on grassland have the potential to become much bigger wildfires. Last year (2018), KFRS responded to almost 700 grassfires, and so far, t...

E-ONE Announces Order Of 11 Custom Industrial Trucks To Saudi Aramco, Totaling 100 E-One Trucks

E-ONE, a subsidiary of REV Group and a global provider of emergency response vehicles, announces a multi-million-dollar contract for 11 Custom Industrial Pumpers from Saudi Aramco, through its Saudi Arabian dealer, SESE. Saudi Aramco is a long-time SESE and E-ONE customer who has procured over 100 E-ONE vehicles since 2003. The recent order of 11 Custom Industrial Pumpers includes three 4×2 Multi-Purpose Industrial Pumpers, two 6×4 Multi-Purpose Industrial Pumpers, and six 4×2...

West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service Welcomed New Firefighters To Provide On-Call Support

West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service has welcomed nine new retained (on-call) firefighters to its ranks following an intensive two week training program. Having been put through their paces in the yard at Worthing Fire Station they welcomed family and friends to a Pass Out Parade on Friday, June 21. They will now join the crews at a number of fire stations across the county to provide on-call support. Many of the new recruits have full-time jobs elsewhere in their communities. Living or workin...

Hannay Reels Appoints Eric Lounsbury As Their New Facilities Director

Eric Lounsbury has joined the Hannay team as the new Facilities Director and Coatings/Finishing Manager. Wide-Ranging Experience For the past 4 years, Eric has been the site facilities manager at GlaxoSmithKline’s plant in Oak Hill, New York. Prior to GSK, Eric acquired several years of wide-ranging experience as a chief building engineer for CBRE amongst other positions. Eric’s hands-on skills and knowledge are a great asset for Hannay Reels.

Rosenbauer’s DIGIMATIC 42 Direct Injection Foam Proportioning System Chosen By Multiple Departments In DACH Region

Specially designed for wetting agent applications, the direct injection foam proportioning system celebrates a small anniversary. The Berlin fire department in Germany uses the system, as do the fire department of Schutz und Rettung Zürich in Switzerland and the Linz professional fire department in Austria. DIGIMATIC 42 is the Rosenbauer direct injection foam compound proportioning system for municipal and industrial firefighting operations. A total of 500 of these systems have been instal...

E-One Delivers Titan 4X4 Aircraft Rescue And Firefighting Vehicle To Sault Ste. Marie Airport

E-ONE, a subsidiary of REV Group and a manufacturer of fire apparatus, has announced the delivery of a new TITAN 4×4 Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) vehicle to the Sault Ste. Marie Airport in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada. This is the airport’s second E-ONE TITAN 4×4 ARFF vehicle. systems for extreme climates Top features of the new Sault Ste. Marie 4×4 TITAN ARFF vehicle include: Scania 670 HP engine and a Twin Disc Transmission Hale 11,355 L/min (3,000...

KME Builds A Rescue Pumper For Coplay (PA) Fire Department With Enhanced Facilities

The Coplay (PA) Fire Department needed to replace a 30-year-old engine and an equally aging rescue truck. But instead of purchasing two new vehicles, it decided to merge their functions into a single rig, a rescue-pumper. “We were replacing a 1986 Mack engine and a 1984 rescue squad,” says Brandyn Bechtel, Coplay’s assistant chief. “The engine was an open-cab model, and there were lots of mechanical issues with the rescue squad, and it was no longer feasible to keep repa...

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