Fire Department

Spartan Chassis has begun work on a $14.5 million 102,000 square foot manufacturing facility in its home town of Charlotte, Mich., giving the company more room to build fire apparatus chassis to meet a corporate record increase in demand.

One truck shown at the Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC)trade show this stood out as really imaginative and innovative was the Sister Bay & Liberty Grove Fire Rescue department's new Crimson Fire pumper/tanker.

Road Rescue showcased three vehicles at the Fire Department Instructors Conference in Indianapolis, each showing design improvements that increase vehicle durability and safety while streamlining maintenance.