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Leipzig Fire Department Announces Replacing Old HLF Fleet With Rosenbauer’s HLF 20 "Light Class" Fleet

In the coming months, the Leipzig Fire Department will replace its entire HLF fleet (emergency fire-fighting group vehicles) as the current fleet has reached an average age of almost 20 years. The new fleet will feature 22 vehicles that are the Rosenbauer HLF 20 "Light Class", all identical in construction and equipped with the high-end extinguishing system N35 + DIGIMATIC42. They enter service in equal parts both with the professional and the volunteer fire brigades, who also drew up the specif...

Humberside Fire & Rescue Service Employs The Scania L-Series Low-Entry Fire Truck For City Rescues

In Hull, United Kingdom, the Humberside Fire & Rescue Service has taken a Scania L-series low-entry fire truck into operation. The vehicle carries an aerial ladder platform, which at 45 meters is the joint highest in the country. To achieve Humberside’s overall on-road height requirement of 3.55 meters and provide maximum maneuverability and a high level of visibility for the driver, the vehicle has been specified with a low-height Scania L 360. The compact and lightweight Bronto Skyl...

Rosenbauer AT Celebrates 25 Years In The Firefighting Industry

AT – the acronym stands for Advanced Technology and a success story spanning three generations. Twenty-five years ago, the Rosenbauer AT first saw the light of day, giving a resounding answer to the question of what a powerful, reliable and safe municipal fire-fighting vehicle should look like. Improved with each generation and supplemented by innovative technologies, the AT now embodies the technological standard of municipal firefighting like no other vehicle. It's considered the master...

E-ONE Adds 66,000 Square Feet To Its Ocala Manufacturing Headquarters

E- ONE, a subsidiary of REV Group and a global provider of emergency response vehicles, is proud to announce its expansion in Ocala, Florida with the addition of 66,000 square feet. E-ONE currently has a total of more than 300,000 square feet for its Ocala operations, including the Welcome Center and the Chassis, Body and Aerial facilities. In addition, at the E-ONE Hamburg, NY facility, there is a 75,000 square foot operation for stainless steel body production. The new expansion in Ocala, FL b...

E-ONE Announces The Award Of A Four-Year Sourcewell Cooperative Contract

E-ONE, a subsidiary of REV Group and a global provider of emergency response vehicles, announce the award of a four-year Sourcewell (formerly NJPA) cooperative contract. Sourcewell creates national cooperative contract purchasing solutions on behalf of its member agencies. Cooperative contracts offer both time and money savings for users by consolidating the efforts of numerous individually prepared solicitations into one national, cooperatively shared process — taking advantage of the agg...

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...

Ljubljana Fire Department Acquires Rosenbauer’s Compact, Agile L32A-XS Turntable Ladder For Efficient Fire Safety Operations

Ljubljana (known as Laibach in Germany), is not only the capital of Slovenia, but also a cultural center of Southeastern Europe. Modern large buildings as well as a picturesque old town with narrow alleys, small bridges, and angular buildings of past centuries bear witness to this. This is a special challenge for the emergency personnel of the city's professional fire department, the Ljubljana Fire Department. When purchasing a new turntable ladder, they therefore opted for the L32A-XS from Rose...

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...

Ferrara To Showcase Skippack Fire Company’s 107-foot MVP Rescue Ladder At FDIC International 2019

Ferrara, a subsidiary of REV Group and a manufacturer of fire apparatus, will debut Skippack Fire Company’s 107-foot MVP Rescue Ladder at FDIC International in Indianapolis, Indiana, April 11th-13th, 2019. The new 107-foot Rescue Ladder is the first aerial over 100’ on Ferrara’s custom MVP cab and body. Ferrara’s MVP concept is known for the low mounted speedlays and customized equipment mounting with over 250 cu.ft. of storage capacity. “Incorporating the MVP conc...

KME Fire Apparatus Unveils New Range Of Mid Mount AerialCat Platforms At FDIC International 2019

KME Fire Apparatus announces release of the new Mid-Mount AerialCat, which are now available with an 84’ and 102’ platform. These two replace the existing line up of 81’, 95’ and 100’ Mid Mount Platforms, with a longer horizontal and vertical reach and a shortened overall length. Mid Mount AerialCat Platforms The 102’ Mid Mount AerialCat Platform has a 2’ rated increased vertical height to 102’ and a 3’ horizontal increased horizontal reach...

E-One Displays More Versatile 100-Foot Platforms At FDIC International 2019

E-ONE, a subsidiary of REV Group and a manufacturer of fire apparatus, announces enhancements for its aluminum and steel 100-foot platforms on display at FDIC International, April 11-13, 2019 in Indianapolis. The 100-foot platform enhancements include short jack capability, greater below grade reach, a new fabricated turntable and a new Cummins engine that is 600 pounds lighter, making these aerials more versatile than ever in meeting the demands of today’s fire departments. While the E-O...

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