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Brindlee Mountain Delivery: 2012 Rosenbauer Commander Rescue-Pumper

  Specifications Commander Rosenbauer Chassis GVWR: 47,000 Seating for 6; 5 SCBA seats Cummins ISL 450-hp Diesel Engine Allison 3000EVS Automatic Transmission Hale 1,500-gpm Pump 950-Gallon Polypropylene Tank 20-Gallon Foam Cell FoamPro Foam System Crosslays/Speedlays: Crosslays: (2) 1 1/2″ Rear ...

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Sutphen Introduces SLR 108 Aerial Fire Apparatus

The new SLR 108 features Sutphen’s Huck® bolted aerial device with 3:1 safety factor and a 750-pound tip load when dry and 500-pound tip load when wet.

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2015 Rosenbauer Commander Rescue Pumper

Photos and Description by Lindsay Dye Engine 791 began as a demonstrator unit for Rosenbauer until September 2017. Princeton (TX) Fire Rescue contracted to purchase the apparatus at that time, and the engine was configured to meet the needs of ...

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2019 Pierce Velocity Pumper for Dallas (TX) Fire-Rescue

  Photos and Description by Lindsay Dye In 2018, Dallas Fire-Rescue began a relationship with Pierce to be the apparatus provider for the city.  As engines, trucks and heavy rescue units come up for replacement, Pierce is fulfilling the need.     ...

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Tribute Graphics on Fire Apparatus

  In recent years, graphics on fire apparatus have evolved to include tributes. From the ubiquitous “We will never forget” to simple initials to remember an particularly active or skilled fire apparatus operator, one place where departments can get ideas ...

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Rig Logos At FDIC International 2019

FDIC International is a great place to see what departments across the country are building into their new rigs. It gives attendees a sampling from manufacturers located across the country, and most attendees will walk away with ideas to bring ...

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Gallery: 2018 Ferrara Cinder Pumper

Photos and description by Lindsay Dye Engine 1 began service on March 16, 2018, with the Lowry Crossing (TX) Volunteer Fire Department. The rig is built on a Ferrara Cinder cab and chassis with an 8-inch raised roof. Seating for ...

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Coplay (PA) Fire Department Goes to KME for Rescue-Pumper

By Alan M. Petrillo The Coplay (PA) Fire Department needed to replace a 30-year-old engine and an equally aging rescue truck. But instead of purchasing two new vehicles, it decided to merge their functions into a single rig, a rescue-pumper. ...

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