Photo of the Day

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.
Midwest Fire

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.