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Spartan Emergency Response expands Latin American presence with orders for apparatus built on Spartan cabs and chassis

Spartan Emergency Response gets latest orders for Spartan apparatus Spartan Emergency Response, a business unit of Spartan Motors, Inc, advances its position as the global supplier of safety driven design with two significant orders for apparatus built on custom Spartan cabs and chassis that are expected be delivered to Latin America later this month. The Cuerpo de Bomberos de Puerto Rico and the Cuerpo de Bomberos de Santiago chose Spartan apparatus equipped with Spartan Adva...

Mobile Firefighting Systems Provide Flexible Fire Protection For Major Facilities

A large refinery complex will need to address various hazard mitigation and control problems  Within traditional commercial and industrial firefighting systems, engineers have primarily focused on permanent installation designs rather than entertaining alternative or supplemental mobile firefighting systems. Permanent installation design is typically better understood, supported, and supplied throughout the fire protection engineering and manufacturing community. However...

KIMTEK collaborates with Mercedes Textiles for upgrades on Mercedes Booster Hose and Draft Kits

KIMTEK upgrades on Mercedes Textile’s Boostlite hose and Draftlite kit KIMTEK Corp., makers of MEDLITE and FIRELITE Transport skid units for off-road rescue and wildland firefighting, announced a new relationship with Mercedes Textiles, Canadian manufacturers of firefighting systems including fire hoses, couplings, adapters, accessories, and fire pumps. KIMTEK has made Mercedes Boostlite non-collapsible reel booster hose the new standard on all its UTV and Truck FIRELITE...

Pierce Saber Pumper purchased by Lafayette County Fire Department in Mississippi

The Pierce Saber serves as the benchmark in its class, and is among the industry’s most popular custom chassis Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, has sold a Pierce® Saber® custom pumper equipped with a Ford 6.7L V-8 turbo diesel power train to the Lafayette County Fire Department located in Oxford, Mississippi, home of the University of Mississippi. The availability of the Ford power train on the Pierce Saber chassis was announced less th...

Lake Assault Fire & Rescue Boats selected by the San Bernardino County Fire Department

The landing craft style vessels are equipped to handle a wide range of emergency response scenarios Lake Assault Boats, a manufacturer of purpose-built and mission-specific fire and rescue boats, has placed two fire and rescue boats into service with the San Bernardino County Fire Department in California. The versatile landing craft style vessels – one 28 feet long and the other 26 feet long – are equipped to handle a wide range of emergency response scenarios....

Pierce delivered 18 fire and emergency apparatus to Lancaster County Fire Rescue Service

Lancaster County has taken delivery of 18 Pierce apparatus for the second time Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, has delivered 18 Pierce fire and emergency apparatus to Lancaster County Fire Rescue Service, located in Lancaster County, SC. The purchase includes 10 Pierce Saber custom pumpers, two Pierce Saber pumper/tankers, five Pierce rescues, and one Pierce dry side tanker. This is the second time Lancaster County has taken delivery of 18 Pierce app...

Pierce Manufacturing delivers Pierce Velocity pumpers and Pierce 100-foot aerial platform to Redmond Fire Department

The aerial platform offers a 50-mph wind rating, a five-inch waterway, and a wide and roomy platform basket Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, has placed two Pierce Velocity pumpers and a Pierce 100-foot aerial platform into service with the Redmond Fire Department located in Redmond, Washington. Following the department’s ‘push in’ ceremony, Redmond Fire Department’s fleet is 100% Pierce apparatus. Fire suppression and emergenc...

Indianapolis Fire Department purchases seven custom fire apparatus from Pierce

Five Saber pumpers and two Arrow XT heavy-duty ladders join growing Pierce fleet Pierce Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation company, has placed five Pierce® Saber® pumpers and two Pierce Arrow XT™ 75-foot heavy-duty aerial ladders into service with the Indianapolis Fire Department (IFD) in Indianapolis, Ind. The seven apparatus join 40 Pierce custom apparatus now serving at IFD. Repeat purchases reflect confidence “We are very proud that IFD has purcha...

KIMTEK introduces FCW-206 FIRELITE compact wildfire skid unit for UTV side-by-side vehicles

FCW-206 wildland fire skid unit is ideal for first response UTVs that require no additional storage room or patient transport capacity KIMTEK® Corporation has just introduced the FCW-206 FIRELITE® Compact Wildfire UTV Skid Unit, the latest addition to its popular line of wildland fire skid units designed exclusively for UTV side-by-side vehicles. New for 2016, the Firelite FCW-206 maintains a small footprint base, just 48" wide by 34" long, enabling it to fit easily in...

BBA Pumps supplies largest mobile fire-fighting pump unit in Slovakia

BBA Pumps is using the largest high pressure pump from the BA series Bratislava has a huge oil refinery with an annual capacity of six million tons of oil and other chemical products. Mark van Rosse – a BBA Pumps service engineer – recently assisted in the commissioning of the largest mobile fire-fighting pump unit in Slovakia. Refinery safety handling A global security company is responsible for safety at the refinery. Therefore they have their own station eq...

Magirus delivers 40 fire engines to Chilean fire brigades

All fire engines are built on proven IVECO chassis, partially the trucks provide all-wheel drive to ensure best performance, even off-road Magirus delivered 40 fire engines to the Chilean fire brigades. 500 firefighters from 40 fire brigades in Chile had come together in O’Higgins Park in Santiago to put their brand-new vehicles into operation. In a dignified ceremony President Michelle Bachelet handed over the keys received from the Managing Director of Magirus, Ant...

Pierce to provide 48 custom fire and emergency vehicles to Kansas City Fire Department in Missouri

The order includes 28 pumpers, 9 aerial platforms, 4 rescue pumpers, 3 heavy-duty rescues, 3 aerial tillers, & 1 Hazmat unit Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, recently announced an order for 48 Pierce® custom fire and emergency vehicles from the Kansas City Fire Department (KCFD) in Kansas City, Missouri. The order is for a wide range of custom apparatus, including 28 pumpers, nine aerial platforms, four rescue pumpers, three heavy-duty res...

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