Longtime firefighter and industry expert William F. Doebler has joined Crimson Fire as sales and marketing vice president.
The fire services industry was saddened by the unexpected death on Jan. 24 of Fire Apparatus Manufacturers' Association (FAMA) President Phil Turner.
The Crowley (Texas) Fire Department recently added a Smeal 125-foot heavy-duty rear-mount aerial.
There are major changes due for apparatus this year that include modifications required to accommodate the tightened emissions standards for the 2007 engines.
The City of Montreal awarded E-ONE a 5-year contract valued at $46.6 million (U.S. dollars) to build 70 fire rescue vehicles.
An American LaFrance 100-foot custom mid-mount aerial platform was recently delivered to the College Station (Texas) Fire Department.
Pierce Manufacturing, the Wisconsin-based apparatus manufacturer, has announced a 5-year, $37.2 million contract to supply the U.S. Army with 51 Tactical Fire Fighting Trucks - or TFFTs.
Morton Grove Fire Chief Tom Friel and his department's apparatus committee needed a new pumper and since the community didn't run an aerial, relying instead on mutual aid for a ladder, they seized the opportunity to address both at the same time.
Pierce Manufacturing has developed a Contender Multi Cab commercial pumper, delivering its first to Big Horn Fire District No. 4, serving the communities of Big Horn County, Otto, Burlington and Emblem, Wyo.
E-ONE, an apparatus builder in Ocala, Fla., is exploring alternative manufacturing sites.