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Two million dollars worth of new equipment includes a 104-foot platform aerial truck, two engines and a rescue truck, reports ABC 12. Fire officials say the trucks will benefit residents with better responses and firefighters by boosting morale in the department.
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Starting at a 1996 UNC football game, the town introduced a fire truck that matched the school’s colors, reports The Daily Tar Heel. Fire Chief Matthew Sullivan said the $300,000 blue fire truck attracted a lot of attention from people, and the community loved taking pictures with the truck. Sullivan said he loves the blue...
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Jefferson Parish (LA) East Bank CFD 100-foot midmount aerial ladder platform. Inferno cab and chassis; Cummins ISX15 600-hp engine; Waterous CSU 1,750-gpm pump; 5-section heavy-duty midmount aerial.
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Dover has secured funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to buy a fire truck, reports Tusco TV. Senator Sherrod Brown recently announced a $50,000 grant and a $430,000 loan from the USDA to Dover to buy a new pumper truck. The new truck replaces a 27-year-old vehicle and will be the department’s first new...
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This 2008 Rosenauer/Peterbilt, in service with the Rimersburg (PA) Hose Company Inc., has four SCBA seats, a 10-kW generator, FireTech scene and brow lights, a 35-foot and two 24-foot ladders and a roof ladder.
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The new aerial-tower truck—purchased from Hughes Fire Equipment for $959,069—comes as a replacement for the city’s 1987 ladder truck, reports Idaho Mountain Express. Mayor Neil Bradshaw said, “Safety is our top priority. It’s essential for the city to have the best equipment for our firefighters.”