The Orange County (CA) Fire Authority has tagged onto its 2015 bid and order and has purchased an additional six 101-foot tractor-drawn aerials (TDAs) and 10 custom pumpers.
Clayton (MO) Fire Department, pumper. Predator cab and chassis; Cummins ISL 450-hp engine; Hale Qmax XS 1,500-gpm pump.
Richmond (VA) Fire & Emergency Services recently got four identical KME pumpers built on Predator Severe Service chassis with a Waterous 1,500-gpm pump and a 500-gallon United Plastic Fabricating Poly water tank.
The apparatus will be built on KME’s Severe Service™ cab and chassis. The Severe Service was engineered in conjunction with the fire service and designed for use in extreme conditions and fleets
Liberty Fire Company, Lebanon City, PA, pumper. Predator Panther cab and chassis; Cummins ISL9 400-hp engine; Hale Qmax-XS 1,500-gpm pump.
The Green Township (OH) Fire Department needed to replace a 1968 Jeep brush truck that had a single seat, a pump beside the driver, no roof, and no heater. But, the department wanted its new truck to be a multiple-use vehicle that could also run to vehicle, dumpster, and rubbish fires as well as serve as a backup medical rig.
Boston (MA) Fire Department, heavy rescue. Predator Severe Service S2D cab and chassis; Cummins ISX12 500-hp engine.
Los Angeles County (CA) Fire Department 100-foot tractor-drawn aerial quint. Predator Severe Service tractor cab; Cummins ISX 500-hp engine; KME Aerial 500-pound unrestricted tip load.
Corrigan’s five-year plan is to upgrade the Philadelphia Fire Department’s apparatus fleet so no front-line vehicle will be over 10 years old and no reserve vehicle will be over 20 years old.
Keystone Fire Apparatus, which will represent KME in 19 Western Pennsylvania counties.