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VIDEO: PyroLance System

  The Pyrolance System uses technology that provides crews with a unique ability to access, cool, and extinguish the source of any fire. With the system, a firefighter on the exterior of a structure deploys a high-pressure water jet into ...

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Apparatus Purchasing Isn’t Always Easy

By Bill Adams Nirvana Nirvana, that state of bliss and harmony where everyone gets along, can be an illusion in the fire truck world. Most trade journal articles featuring new apparatus describe the purchasing process as a utopian experience void ...

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Time to Go Kick the Tires

By Ricky Riley The day to visit the largest display of fire apparatus in Northern America is quickly approaching. FDIC 2015 International in Indianapolis, Indiana, provides us with the chance to see the latest and the greatest from every manufacturer ...

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VIDEO: Whipline Bumper Turret

  The KME Whipline Bumper Turret was designed with wildland customers in mind, this turret moves as fast as your arm and mimics the motion of a firefighter holding a nozzle. The turret moves as quickly as the operator’s hand, ...

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VIDEO: KME Vermont Hazmat Command Vehicle

  This video covers a new KME Predator™ hazmat command unit recently delivered to the State of Vermont. CAB KME 4×2 Predator™ Panther MFD Chassis with 16” Raised Roof    DRIVETRAIN Cummins ISL 400-hp Engine    BODY Aluminum 5 Compartment ...

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Craig Weeks on Talking Trucks and Equipment

In this installment of Talking Trucks & Equipment, Craig Weeks, division chief/fleet manager for the Los Angeles County (CA) Fire Department and a Rig columnist, sat down to talk with Chris Mc Loone about apparatus technology, apparatus gearing, and how ...

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It’s All in the Options

By Ricky Riley When looking at Fire Apparatus & Emergency Equipment or browsing all the manufacturers’ Web sites, there is no lack of great looking apparatus perfectly posed and gleaming in the sun. And as good as the units look, ...

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VIDEO: 102-Foot KME AerialCat Platform

    The 102′ KME AerialCat Platform brings safety and ease of operation to every response. Maximum leveling capability, big performance, industry-leading platform design, and ultimate below-horizontal platform position provides performance and every elevation. CHASSISPredator LFD with 10-inch Raised Roof ...

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VIDEO: EZ TRAC and KME

KME has a variety of off-road options available for our custom chassis line. Recently KME installed an EZ Trac system on a unit for the Anchorage Fire Department to accommodate their need for 4×4, but with a restriction on overall ...

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