Roanoke County, Virginia, recently acquired a new fire apparatus to fight wildfires. The new rig has four-wheel drive, comes with a high-pressure pump, and features a 500-gallon tank.
The FM-207 and FMH-208 join KIMTEK's line of FIRELITE series skid units for use with UTVs and conveniently allow swift removal of the powerful yet lightweight pump for transport to locations even a UTV cannot reach.
Acela Truck Company recently announced that it has expanded its line of Monterra™ high-mobility response apparatus to include wildland and urban interface fire trucks.
Attendees at the Fire Department Safety Officers Association (FDSOA) Conference opening day sessions at the Scottsdale Plaza Resort in Scottsdale, AZ, heard presentations on clean cabs, telematics, emergency warning device automation, electrical system maintenance, developing apparatus specifications, and Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) apparatus, among others.
This Calvert, Texas, rig is prepared to attend an annual tree lighting event. Check out the rest of our decorated rigs in our Holiday Fire Apparatus collection.
Check out this gallery of rigs decorated for the holidays in 2019.
Union City (IN) Fire Department Timberwolf pumper. International HD 7500 4×4 cab and chassis; Cummins L9 450-hp engine; Rosenbauer NH 1,250-gpm pump with pump-and-roll feature; UPF Poly 750-gallon water tank
Designing a wildland fire apparatus today encompasses three major design stages: department needs assessment; design for performance; and, most important, design for safety.
The December 2019 edition of Apparatus Showcase features a variety of fire apparatus types recently delivered to fire departments across the United States and Canada.
Clifton (CO) Fire Protection District, brush truck. Ford F-450 cab and chassis; Ford Power Stroke 300-hp engine; Darley 2BE 18V 370-gpm portable pump; UPF Poly 300-gallon water tank.