Sutphen Corporation partners with Hendrickson to create a new front axle and suspension option for all Sutphen, Monarch extreme-duty chassis customers.
The six recently ordered apparatus include three custom pumpers, one SPH 100 midmount aerial platform, one hazmat apparatus, and one heavy rescue apparatus.
The six recently delivered apparatus include five custom pumpers that will operate out of stations 10, 12, 13, 20 and 26. The order also includes one SPH 100 midmount aerial platform that will operate out of station 26.
Drew Jensen of the Easton (MD) Volunteer Fire Department provides a walk-around tour of the department's new SVI heavy rescue built on a Sutphen Monarch heavy-duty chassis.
A collection of recent fire apparatus deliveries for July 2019.
The quint concept had worked so well for the department in the past that the committee felt it was best to continue operating with that concept. They also wanted to improve on the design of their old apparatus. The answer was unanimous in that it needed more hose, but with quint apparatus that could be difficult in gaining better hosebeds.
A collection of recent fire apparatus deliveries for June 2019.
Fort Myers (FL) Fire Department pumpers (2). Sutphen Monarch cabs and chassis; Cummins L9 450-hp engines; Waterous CSU 1,250-gpm pumps.
Here's a selection of new deliveries from the May 2019 issue.
The new quint has a 500-gallon water tank compared with 300 gallons on the older quint. Operating the ladder can be done via remote control. The vehicle is five feet shorter than the department’s older unit—a big plus for maneuverability in its response area.