Braun Industries has launched a new ambulance, the Freedom, built on a Spartan Metro Star chassis.
Pierce Manufacturing Inc. is supplying 15 Pierce commercial pumper vehicles to Ontario First Nations communities throughout the province of Ontario.
With so many things happening with the economy affecting the apparatus and equipment manufacturers, my next two columns will be more of an informative update of the economic cycle and how it will affect the equipment builders.
Rockport's antique firehouse dictated the size of its new rescue pumper, custom built by 4 Guys Fire Apparatus.
Pierce Manufacturing delivered seven fire trucks to the General Volunteer Fire Department in Lima, Peru, in the company's first sale in that country.
Here are some thoughts that resulted from wandering around McCormick Convention Center in Chicago during the 2010 edition of Fire-Rescue International (FRI), the annual conference of the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC).
Iridium Communications Inc. said it has received credit commitments in excess of $1.8 billion from a syndicate of international banks to finance construction of the company's next-generation satellite constellation, Iridium NEXT.
Spartan Motors Inc. sold its Road Rescue ambulance business for $8 million to a subsidiary of Allied Specialty Vehicles (ASV), which owns a number of ambulance brands, as well as fire apparatus manufacturer E-ONE.
West Valley's Rosenbauer RoadRunner has a 68-foot straight stick with an Elkhart 1,250-gpm monitor at the tip.
Squeezing aerials into tight spaces on the fire ground depends on a number of interrelated elements – the truck's footprint, the length of its ladder, the maneuverability of the rig, the outrigger configuration and sometimes the ingenuity of the operator.