Apparatus

Grand Rapid voted to allow the fire department to spend up to $1.4 million to purchase used low mileage fire apparatus to replace outdated equipment and properties for a future fire station, reports MLive.com. Fire Chief John Lehman’s plan is to trade in up to 11 outdated apparatus and purchase seven used apparatus, including two...
Apparatus

The Bastrop City Council approved a $2.8 million certificate of obligation bond for a 100-foot Mid-Mount Aerial truck, a pumper truck and other needed equipment, reports The Statesman. At a total cost around $1.7 million, the aerial truck will include a 37-foot ladder that will be able to discharge 1,500 gallons of water per minute...
Compartment Corner

Recently the department accepted delivery of a Seagrave tractor-drawn aerial (TDA) on a Marauder chassis. The apparatus is painted black over red, and the aerial ladder is also painted black while the trailer’s compartments have roll-up doors that aren't painted.
Apparatus

Two new fire trucks were recently added to Hempfield Fire Department’s fleet, reports The Pittsburgh Tribune Live. Older trucks were replaced by Sutphen SL75 Mid-Mount Aerial Ladder trucks. Officials have worked over the past year to combine the township’s 12 stations under one department.