The new Midwest rig will have a 2,000-gallon tank and 1,000-gpm pump.
Tarkio (MO) Rural Fire Department brush truck. Ford F-550 Super Cab and chassis; Power Stroke 6.7L 4V OHV 330-hp diesel engine; Darley 2BE 21-hp 375-gpm portable pump; UPF Poly 400-gallon water tank.
Visitors were given a tour of the facility, highlighting areas including the sales team, project management team, and production floor team members.
Two items are worthy of discussion. The first is the continuing success of what I admiringly call a mom-and-pop fire truck manufacturer. The second is the concept of selling factory direct by choice. Atchison agreed to and gave several in-depth and candid interviews.
A collection of recent fire apparatus deliveries for July 2019.
A collection of recent fire apparatus deliveries for June 2019.
The Parshall (ND) Rural Fire Protection District had Midwest Fire build this pumper-tanker on a Freightliner M2 106 two-door chassis with a 106-inch BBC flat-roof aluminum cab and a copolymer polypropylene thermoplastic body and integral water tank.
Kanosh (UT) Fire Department, pumper-tanker. Freightliner 108SD cab and chassis; Cummins L9 400-hp engine; Hale MBP 750-gpm PTO pump; APR 2,000-gallon polypropylene tank.
The Lone Rock (WI) Fire District needed a new pumper and a new tanker to replace two 1982 rigs and decided to merge the functions into a single new pumper-tanker that could carry 3,000 gallons of water.
Midwest Fire Equipment & Repair Company (Midwest Fire) announced that the company has hired Sai Rajkumar Vadla as a Manufacturing Engineer.