Conway Volunteer Fire Department received a 1938 Darley, a fire engine it once owned 50 years ago, Sunday after it was donated back to Conway from Satellite Beach (FL) Fire Department.
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.
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.
After nearly 100 years of producing a multitude of fire trucks for the North American and global fire apparatus markets, Darley has taken a new focus and has been working diligently on a re-branding and re-focusing of what has historically been known and referred to as our Fire Apparatus, or simply, Apparatus Division.
For the second year in a row, Sutphen Corporation, the largest family-owner fire apparatus manufacturer in the nation, will offer an expansive courseload of Emergency Vehicle Technician (EVT) classes while also proctoring the EVT Certification Commission’s national exams directly following classes.
W.S. Darley & Company has built a WASP quick attack tactical pumper on a Ford F-550 4×4 chassis with Super Single wheels and tires for Ringwood Borough (NJ) Volunteer Fire Co. No. 1.
Darley, a global manufacturer and distributor for military and first responder markets, is thrilled to announce the launch of its new website, Darley.com. With a clean, modern design and focus on the customer experience, the full business offerings come to life in the new website experience.
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.
By Bill Adams In the early 1980s, a New England firefighter fell off a rig and eventually died from his injuries. His family successfully sued the fire apparatus manufacturer that built the apparatus. It was a custom pumper with an open canopy cab that featured a...
Transverse hose storage for handlines has been around since the late 1940s. Commonly called crosslays and mattydales, they’re usually located immediately above or recessed into the top of a midship-mounted pump enclosure. Some are found on front bumper extensions and on the rear step–also known as the tailboard or more politically correct as the rear work platform. They all feature the principle of deploying the hose from either side of the rig. All are loaded from the top. It is irrelevant if the hose is preconnected. What is important is ensuring the intended hose fits, it is stored at a workable height, and can be deployed as intended. Adequate purchasing specifications will ensure so.