Rigs
Buckhannon (WV) Fire Department Walkaround

Buckhannon (WV) Fire Department Walkaround

A new apparatus is more than a piece of equipment, it's a pillar of the community. Take a walk around the Buckhannon Fire Department's new Sutphen custom pumper with the Mayor of Buckhannon, Robbie Skinner, and Lieutenant Linn Baxa of the Buckhannon Fire Department....

read more
Cumberland (MD) Fire Department Walkaround

Cumberland (MD) Fire Department Walkaround

With a 500-gallon water tank, over 120 feet of ground ladders, 800 feet of 5-inch hose and 200 feet of 2.5-inch hose, this #Sutphen SPH 100 is ready to go to work. Take a walk around the City of Cumberland MD Fire Department's new Sutphen 100-foot mid-mount aerial...

read more
Durham (NC) Fire Department Engine Walkaround

Durham (NC) Fire Department Engine Walkaround

Take a walk around the Durham Fire Department's new Engine This is one of seven identical Sutphens destined for the Bull City. These newly designed apparatus are equipped with a green initiative auxiliary power unit for idle reduction and more. Thank you Durham Fire...

read more
Sutphen Delivers Aerial Ladder Quint, Custom Pumper to Eden (NC) Fire Department

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.”

read more
Grab Handle Negligence?

Grab Handle Negligence?

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...

read more

Topics