Meadville (PA) Fire Rescue & EMS had a 30-year-old aerial platform and a pumper that were starting to have maintenance issues, so the department put together a truck committee to spec out a quint that could fill the functions of both an engine and a truck. At the end of the committee’s work, the department decided to purchase a Sutphen SLR 75 quint aerial ladder.
Endwell (NY) Fire Department Replaces Aerial with Sutphen SPH 100 Aerial Platform
The end result is a Sutphen SPH 100 foot aerial platform built on a Sutphen Monarch heavy duty custom chassis with a 62-inch extended four-door flat-roof cab.
Opelika (AL) Fire Department Gets Sutphen SL 100 Aerial-Ladder Quint
Sutphen Corp. has delivered a SL 100 aerial ladder quint to Opelika (AL) Fire Department that will replace a 25-year old rear-mount aerial platform, which will be held in reserve.
Ohio Fire Department Keeps Fleet All Sutphen with New Aerial
Its fleet consists of an engine, a rescue-pumper, an aerial ladder platform, and three advanced life support (ALS) ambulances, with the fire suppression rigs all built by Sutphen Corp.
La Junta (CO)’s New Quint Proves Value at Massive Feed Store Fire
La Junta (CO) Fire and EMS recently received a new Sutphen SP 70 aerial platform quint to replace a nearly-20-year old straight stick aerial, and the new Sutphen quickly proved its value at the scene of a massive feed store structure fire.
Darley Launches New Unmanned Systems, Metaverse & Robotics Division Aimed at Three Main Markets
W.S. Darley & Company has launched a new technology division that will encompass all of the company’s current drone, virtual reality, and training programs, while expanding to meet emerging customer needs in the unmanned systems market. The new entity is called the Unmanned Systems, Metaverse & Robotics (USMR) Division.
Sutphen Delivers SL 75 Aerial Ladder Quint to Cicero (NY) Fire Department
By Alan M. Petrillo Sutphen Corporation has delivered an SL 75 aerial ladder quint to the Cicero Fire Department, making the rig the second Sutphen aerial in the department's fleet. Philip Vander Molen, owner and president of Vander Molen Fire Apparatus Sales and...
Sutphen Delivers SLR 75 Aerial Ladder to East Haddam (CT) Fire Department
By Alan M. Petrillo East Haddam Fire Department has taken delivery of a SLR 75 aerial ladder built by Sutphen Corp., the first new aerial device in the department's fleet. Brian Auld, East Haddam's chief, says the SLR 75 replaces a 1997 Maxim aerial ladder that had...
Shipshewana (IN) Fire Department Takes Delivery of Sutphen SPH 100 Aerial Platform
By Alan M. Petrillo The Shipshewana (IN) Fire Department needed to replace a 1990 Sutphen mid-mount aerial platform that was at the end of its useful life, and continued to have the preference of a platform vs. a straight stick. Shipshewana's truck committee liked the...
Sutphen Delivers Aerial Ladder Quint, Custom Pumper to Eden (NC) Fire Department
“We went to our dealer, Robert Stanley at Stevens Fire Equipment, and he had a 70-foot aerial platform quint demo that he brought over for us to examine,” says Todd Harden, Eden’s chief. “We were very pleased with the performance of the 75-foot aerial ladder quint we bought from Sutphen a few years ago, and decided to replace our 1991 Grumman Firecat 102-foot aerial platform with the Sutphen 70-foot platform.”
Sutphen Delivers SPH 100 Aerial Platform Quint to Alabaster (AL) Fire Department
By Alan M. Petrillo Alabaster (AL) Fire Department has been a customer of Sutphen for several years, so when it needed an aerial apparatus to complement the Sutphen engines it already owned, it naturally turned to Sutphen to configure an aerial device that would best...
Tallman (NY) 2020 Pierce Ascendant 100-Foot Heavy Duty Aerial Tower
By Mike Ciampo The Tallman Volunteer Fire Department is located in Rockland County, NY, a suburb of New York City. The fire district is situated in the Town of Ramapo and the firehouse is located on Route 59 in Tallman, a hamlet of Ramapo. The department serves the...