The National Fire Protection Association’s NFPA 1900 Standard for Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Vehicles, Automotive Fire Apparatus, Wildland Fire Apparatus and Automotive Ambulances becomes effective Jan. 1, 2024. It is not an easy read and it will not fit in your back pocket.
The Bozeman Fire Department reported on social media June 5 that two new pumpers, originally ordered in August 2021, are nearing completion and are expected to arrive mid-summer.
Fire departments running small pumpers and utility terrain vehicles (UTVs) can choose from a wide variety of slip-in skid units for their rigs. The makers of skid units work closely with departments to develop the types of skids needed for specific applications as well as for general fire suppression from smaller platforms.
When the Clinton Township (OH) Fire Department chief approached Sutphen with a unique request for the department’s new apparatus, the manufacturer reached out to Kussmaul to help design a system that would fit the requirements.
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.
The Harwich (MA) Fire Department has taken delivery on a new Sutphen SL 100 aerial ladder quint that replaces an engine and an aerial ladder.
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....
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...
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...
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.
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.
The size an OEM is not necessarily reflective of the quality of the apparatus manufactured, nor does the size of a local dealership indicate the expertise and knowledge of its vendor that knocks on your firehouse door.