Apparatus

For the first time in its history, Liberty Fire Department has a ladder truck, reports Bluebonnet News. The new apparatus, built by Pierce Manufacturing, at a cost of $680,000, was delivered late last week. The truck is equipped with a 75-foot aluminum ladder that allows access or egress for firefighters while combating fires and allows...
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Decatur (GA) Fire Department 100-foot aerial ladder quint. Cyclone II cab and chassis; Cummins L9 450-hp engine; Waterous CSU 1,750-gpm pump; and UPF Poly 500-gallon water tank.
Apparatus

A bright orange SP70 vehicle which cost $850,000 has been welcomed by the fire department, reports Wheeling News-Register. The truck has a 70-foot ladder and can be used as both an aerial truck to help firefighters get above the smoke and flames at large structure fires and as a pumper to provide water. The Bethesda...
Apparatus

A new fire truck has been put into service and officials have begun training on the new equipment, reports Kentucky New Era. The truck is the city’s first aerial platform truck, which is something the fire department has wanted for nearly 20 years. The truck is a Pierce Ascendant 100-foot Mid Mount Aerial Platform and...