Five Star Fire, a distributor of fire apparatus and emergency equipment, said it has been awarded the distribution rights for SVI Trucks for southern New England.
VT Specialized Vehicles Corporation (VT SVC) has introduced two new Hackney rescue vehicle bodies.
Mark Kniesly, a firefighter with West Hempfield Fire & Rescue in Silver Spring, Pa., believes his department's newest apparatus - an SVI/Spartan heavy rescue with fire suppression capabilities - will be its busiest.
Spartan Chassis, working with Reyco Granning Suspensions, created a new 24K Independent Front Suspension for fire trucks to combine improved vehicle control with high axle capacity.
When the Greenfield (Ind.) Fire Department planned to expand its rescue squad's capabilities to include technical, collapse and high-angle rescue, it was apparent a new rig was needed.
Record level fire truck chassis sales helped propel Spartan Motors to its best-ever third quarter sales and earnings for the quarter ended Sept. 30, 2006, marked by a 50.7 percent net earnings increase and a 21.9 percents net sales increase.
When the Beloit Fire Department, Beloit, Wis., went shopping for a new heavy rescue, they found just what they were looking for from Hackney Emergency Vehicles.
Spartan Chassis, a Spartan Motors subsidiary, received Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 2007 certification to install Detroit Diesel Series 60 engines in its cabs and chassis.
After successfully completing an extensive review and certification process, Spartan Chassis now meets Underwriters Laboratories Canada (ULC) compliance for all of its fire truck chassis delivered in Canada.
RESCUE 1 recently completed the 13th and final custom urban search and rescue (USAR) vehicle for New Jersey State Task Force 1.