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KME Fire Apparatus® Adds Campbell Supply Company As Dealer In Eastern Pennsylvania

KME Fire Apparatus., a subsidiary of REV Group® and a foremost manufacturer of fire apparatus, announces that Campbell Supply Company is expanding its portfolio and will represent KME Fire Apparatus in designated counties within Eastern Pennsylvania. “At Campbell Supply, our business philosophy has been based on two guiding principles, honesty and integrity,” said Scott Campbell, President of Campbell Supply Company. “It has always been very important to establish a good r...

International Falls Fire Department Quickly Extinguishes Wildfire On The Shore Of Minnesota’s Rainy Lake

Northern Minnesota’s International Falls Fire Department (IFFD), together with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, quickly extinguished a dangerous wildfire on the shore of Rainy Lake. On May 18th, amid elevated fire danger conditions and high winds, the fire jumped across open water from Frank Island to Voyageurs National Park on the U.S. mainland, but those responding swiftly extinguished it with help from a new Lake Assault Boats fireboat. Fireboat stationed on rainy lake...

Rosenbauer RT Honored With The Red Dot Design Award

  Rosenbauer's RT (Revolutionary Technology) is one of the resounding winners of the Red Dot Design Award 2021. The technologically pioneering firefighting vehicle was recognized for its outstanding design and now bears one of the most prestigious international design labels, just like Rosenbauer's PANTHER ARFF vehicle or L32 aerial ladder.The RT is the world's first firefighting vehicle with electric drive. The topic of E mobility played an important, but not the decisive role, in the d...

REV Group Announces Industry Exclusive Online Apparatus And Technology Conference

REV Group, a manufacturer of specialty vehicles, including fire apparatus brands such as E-ONE®, KME®, Ferrara®, Spartan Emergency Response®, Smeal®, and Ladder Tower®, is pleased to announce the Apparatus and Technology Conference, a three-day virtual event from May 18 to May 20, filled with the latest in fire apparatus and innovative technologies. REV Group is partnering with Clarion, which owns the FDIC and publications, to produce the virtual Apparatus and Technolo...

Branchviille Company 11 Double Pulls On First Due House Fire

At approximately 0100, E811B was sent for an investigation in the 3600 blk of Marlbrough Way. The crew arrived on scene to find a single family home filled with smoke and heat. E811B’s crew filled the box assignment, E811 responded as the second due unit on the box alarm, and A811B responded as well. The engine crews from 11 extinguished fire, checked for extension, and searched for victims with assistance from TK812. Company 11 operated for approximately 90 minutes before returning to se...

Spanish firefighting and rescue fleet invests in major vehicle upgrade

The Vizcaya Provincial Council in Spain, has invested seven million euros in its fire prevention, firefighting and rescue services. Almost 25 percent of the existing fleet will be replaced by new trucks, which will enhance efficiency and improve rapid response. The 15 new vehicles include six heavy-duty urban fire trucks, three heavy-duty large-tank pumpers, three first-response trucks and three automatic turntable ladders, all fitted with Allison fully automatic transmissions. Heavy-duty urba...

Rosenbauer's EMEREC Operations Management Systems Works As A Handy Tool For The Neuruppin Fire Department

Accidents with hazardous materials, missing persons in the sprawling countryside, or clearly laid out situation plans during major incidents: the Neuruppin fire department relies on Rosenbauer's EMEREC operations management system for these and many other situations.Six fire stations spread over an area of more than 300 km2 with residential areas, industrial zones, and extensive countryside: this is the operational area of the Neuruppin fire department, which is located about an hour's drive nor...

Branchville Volunteer Fire Company's E811B Responds To A Working Fire In Hyattsville

E811B was clearing a box alarm in Co. 7’s area, when alerted for another reported structure fire in the 3100 block of Madison Pl. in Co. 1’s area. E811B was dispatched and arrived as 4th due engine. Upon arrival, crews found fire in the carport extending into the residence.E811B crew made up RIT on side alpha, while the driver supplied the 3rd due engine with water. The crew assisted with overhaul and checking for extension, and operated for approximately 2 hours prior to returning...

Lake Assault Boats Places Patrol Craft Into Service With The Superior, Wisconsin Police Department

Lake Assault Boats, a foremost manufacturer of purpose-built and mission-specific patrol, rescue, and fireboats, placed a 30-foot patrol craft into service with the Superior, Wisconsin Police Department. The vessel provides patrol and emergency response services on portions of Lake Superior, the largest of North America’s Great Lakes.   “We’re proud to have our hometown police department serve the region with help from this powerful patrol craft,” said Bob Beck, Lak...

E-ONE Delivers CR 137 Aerial To Ottawa Fire Department

E-ONE®, a subsidiary of REV Group® and a foremost manufacturer of fire apparatus, is pleased to announce the delivery of an E-ONE CR™ 137 aerial for the Ottawa Fire Department in Canada. This CR 137 completes the Ottawa order for eight aerials which included six ladders and two platforms. At 13 stories high, the CR 137 is North America’s tallest aerial ladder. Key features of the CR 137 Rugged E-ONE Cyclone® cab with roll-cage design, occupant protection air bags, an...

PACCAR Announces Five-Year Strategic Supply Partnership With Romeo Power, Inc. For Battery Power Systems

PACCAR, a global company in zero emissions commercial vehicles, has announced a five-year supply agreement for battery power systems with Romeo Power, Inc. (Romeo Power), an internationally renowned battery technology solutions company, with headquarters located in Los Angeles, California. battery management software PACCAR will purchase Romeo Power’s battery packs and battery management software for heavy-duty battery electric Peterbilt 579EV vehicles and Peterbilt 520EV refuse trucks i...

Branchville Volunteer Fire Company's E811B And A811 Respond To A Multi Vehicle Accident On Cherry Hill Road

On Friday, April 2nd, E811B and A811 were alerted to respond to a multi vehicle accident on Cherry Hill Road. While en route, communications advised that there was a report of people trapped. E811B upgraded the assignment and took tactical command. Upon arriving on scene E811 found one vehicle off the road into a brick wall and another vehicle in the road. E811B scaled back the incident and extricated the driver through the rear driver-side door. Following removing the occupant, the patient was...

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