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Miami-Dade (FL) Heavy Rescue

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Heavy Rescue

When spec’ing its new Heavy Rescue, Miami-Dade (FL) Fire Rescue chose a 26′ stainless steel SVI body mounted on a 20″ raised roof Sutphen 73″ chassis, which houses a 500 HP Cummins X12 engine. This walk-in rescue apparatus comes with ...

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Transverse Hose Storage

By Bill Adams Crosslays and Mattydales 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 ...

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Sutphen Enters the Tractor Drawn Aerial Market

   DUBLIN, OHIO – Sutphen Corporation, the largest family-owned fire apparatus manufacturer in the nation, announces the launch of the Sutphen tractor drawn aerial. Adding to Sutphen’s expansive family of aerials, the 131-year-old, family-owned business offers its renown mid-mount design, ...

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Sutphen Corporation Receives 13-Apparatus Order from Miami-Dade (FL) Fire Rescue

Sutphen order for MDFR

Sutphen Corporation, the largest family-owned fire apparatus manufacturer in the nation, recently received a 13-fire apparatus order from Miami-Dade (FL) Fire Rescue. The recently ordered apparatus include seven custom pumpers, four SL 75 mid-mount aerial ladders; and two 2,000 GPM ...

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Roll-Up Doors

Fire Apparatus & Emergency Equipment publishes a monthly list showing photos of about two dozen new apparatus deliveries. In the last three months, 66% of the deliveries featured roll-up compartment doors, 23% had hinged doors, and 11% had a combination of both.

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Two Sutphen Customers Running All Sutphen Engines, Aerial in Fleets

Two longtime customers of Sutphen Corp., the Dearborn (MI) Fire Department and Clemson (SC) Fire and EMS, are running only Sutphen engines and aerials in their fire response fleets, and praise the family-owned company for its quality products and strong relationships with its customers.

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What Is A Light Rescue Truck?

In comparing dozens of OEMs’ Web sites, there is no common industry-wide description for a light rescue except for the intimation they’re support rather than suppression vehicles.

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Sutphen Delivers SPH 100 Aerial Platform Quint

Sutphen built this SPH 100 aerial platform quint for the LaVale (MD) Fire Department. The rig is powered by a Cummins 500-hp X12 engine and an Allison Gen 5 4000 EVS automatic transmission.

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