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CA Firefighters Hurt When Two Apparatus Crash

Two firefighters in Daly City, CA, were badly hurt when two fire apparatus collided at an intersection.

IL Fire Dept. Orders $1.2M Quint

Geneva, IL, firefighters are expecting to receive a $1.2 million quint by mid 2022.

Newburyport (MA) Fire Department Seeks to Restore 1938 Pumper

Members hope its 1938 Maxim pumper will be fully refurbished by the end of the year.

Wheeling (WV) Puts New 100-Foot Sutphen Aerial into Service

The new 47-foot-long midmount aerial platform will replace a unit that is nearly half a century old.

Crestwood (MO) Seeks Grant for New Quint

City officials were planning to apply for an Assistance to Firefighters Grant through FEMA.

Ferrara Cinder Heavy Rescue Truck

Champaign (IL) Fire Department walk-around heavy rescue. Cinder cab and chassis; Cummins ISL9 450-hp engine; 19-foot rescue body; Will-Burt Night Scan Powerlite light tower; Harrison 20-kW generator.

KME AerialCat Tractor-Drawn Aerial

Nashville (TN) Fire Department, 101-foot AerialCat tractor-drawn aerial. Predator tractor cab; Cummins ISX12 500-hp engine; 500-pound unrestricted wet-dry tip load rating.

Orange County (CA) Fire Authority Purchases 10 KME Pumpers and Seven Tractor-Drawn Aerials

The new trucks will join more than 100 KME apparatus currently in service at the Orange County Fire Authority.

KME 2,000/500 Pumper

East Pennsboro Township, PA, pumper. Severe Service cab and chassis; Cummins ISX12 500-hp engine; Hale Qtwo 2,000-gpm pump; UPF Poly 500-gallon tank; 20-gallon foam cell.

No Commercial Drivers License? Why Not?

The real value of acquiring a CDL is the knowledge obtained from your state’s CDL handbook that pertains to many facets of operating a commercial vehicle, including operating a fire apparatus.

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