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Sutphen Corporation Delivers Six Apparatus to the Columbus (OH) Division of Fire

COLUMBUS, OH—Sutphen Corporation, the largest family-owned fire apparatus manufacturer in the nation, delivered six firefighting apparatus to the Columbus (OH) Division of Fire.

The six recently delivered apparatus include five custom pumpers that will operate out of stations 10, 12, 13, 20 and 26. The order also includes one SPH 100 midmount aerial platform that will operate out of station 26.

Each apparatus was specifically manufactured for the Columbus Division of Fire and its unique midwest firefighting needs. 

Features of the five custom pumpers include: 

  • Sutphen, Extreme-Duty Monarch Custom Chassis
  • 10” Double Domex frame rails rated up to 110K psi 
  • Cummins X12, 455-hp engines 
  • Waterous 1,500-gpm, single-stage pumps
  • 750-gallon water tanks  

Features of the one SPH 100 include: 

  • Sutphen, Extreme-Duty Monarch Custom Chassis 
  • 10” Double Domex Frame Rails Rated Up to 110K psi 
  • Cummins X12, 500-hp Engine 
  • Waterous 1,500-gpm, Single-Stage Pump
  • Over 290 cubic feet of compartment space 

The order was facilitated by Heritage Fire Equipment, Sutphen Corporation’s dealer for sections of Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan and West Virginia.

“Each apparatus was custom made for the Columbus Division of Fire and the trucks’ specific stations,” said Harry Sutphen, fifth-generation family member and owner of Heritage Fire. “We are proud to work with our hometown departments and know that the relationship between the Columbus Division of Fire and Sutphen Corporation is stronger than ever.” 

Sutphen Corporation has worked with the Columbus Division of Fire since 1967 and has built over 125 apparatus for the division throughout the duration of the relationship. 

Columbus, Ohio, is the 15th largest city in the United States and the Columbus Division of Fire responds to more than 150,000 calls a year within its 399 square mile jurisdiction. 

With 34 stations across the city, the division of fire operates 34 engine companies, 16 ladder companies and 39 medic companies.  

“Sutphen Corporation is honored to have one of our largest departments continuing business with our family,” said fourth-generation president of the corporation, Drew Sutphen. “We want to say thank you to the Columbus Division of Fire and thank you to the citizens of Columbus for trusting in our company.” 

For more information, visit https://www.sutphen.com/deliveries/.

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