Bienville Parish Fire District 4&5, Ringgold, LA, commercial tanker, side mount. International HV607 cab and chassis; Cummins L9 350-hp engine; and Hale Qflo Plus 1,250-gpm pump.
East County Fire Protection District, Cape Girardeau, MO, pumper-tanker. International 7500 SFA cab and chassis; Cummins L9 380-hp engine; Hale MBP 750-gpm pump; and UPF Poly 2,200-gallon water tank.
The unit has seating for five—driver, officer, and three officers—and features a Rosenbauer NH45 pump. It is built on a Scania cab and chassis.
The donation is worth $435,000. The new Type 3 brush truck will replace the department's 1998 brush truck.
The Bronson (MI) Fire Department had Rosenbauer build a commercial chassis top-mount pumper on an International chassis and four-door cab, powered by a Cummins 350-hp engine and an Allison 3000 EVS automatic transmission.
The (H)LF 10 is built on an Iveco Eurocargo "Natural Power" 4x2 chassis with 420 litres of compressed natural gas (CNG) and a fully automatic Allison torque converter transmission.
During a demonstration at a fire crew festival near Milan, one fire apparatus was caught on video rolling onto its side as the driver negotiated a turn.
One of the best ways to learn about a company is to visit with representatives on their home turf. This article covers Chris Mc Loone’s trip to Bronto Skylift where he learned a lot about the company as well as the Finnish fire service.
Oshkosh Airport Products has delivered three Oshkosh® Striker® 6x6 aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF) vehicles to Kotoka International Airport (ACC) located in Accra, the capital of Greater Accra in the West African country of Ghana. Their arrival was celebrated with a traditional rollout ceremony at the airport.
This photo is one fro Chris Mc Loone's recent trip to Tampere, Finland for an exclusive tour of Bronto Skylift.