Sutphen Receives 14-Apparatus Order from Orlando (FL) Fire Department
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DUBLIN, Ohio – Sutphen Corporation, the largest family-owned fire apparatus manufacturer in the nation, recently received a 14-apparatus order from the Orlando Fire Department.

The recently ordered apparatus include 10 custom pumpers, three SPH 100 mid-mount aerial platforms and an SLTDA 105, the department’s first tractor drawn aerial.

“Sutphen Corporation is proud to work with the Orlando Fire Department and continue a partnership dating back to the 1960s,” said Zach Rudy, Sutphen’s director of sales and marketing. “These 14 new units are unique apparatus that will help the Orlando Fire Department serve the citizens of Orlando.”

Each apparatus was specifically designed for the Orlando Fire Department and its unique Central Florida firefighting needs.

Features of the 10 custom pumpers will include:

  • Sutphen, Extreme-Duty Monarch Custom Chassis
  • Nearly 220 cu. ft. of Compartment Space
  • 750-Gallon Water Tank
  • 1,500 GPM Pump

Features of the three SPH 100 mid-mount aerial platforms will include:

  • Sutphen, Extreme-Duty Monarch Custom Chassis
  • Over 330 cu. ft. of Compartment Space
  • 300-Gallon Water Tank
  • 1,500 GPM Pump

Features of the one SLTDA 105 tractor drawn aerial will include:

  • Sutphen, Extreme-Duty Monarch Custom Chassis
  • Nearly 555 cu. ft. of Compartment
  • 256 Feet of Ground Ladders
  • 2,000 GPM Monitor

The order was facilitated by Sutphen Corporation’s Florida dealer, South Florida Emergency Vehicles.

“South Florida Emergency Vehicles would like to thank the Orlando Fire Department for this great apparatus order,” said David Stonitsch, president and owner of South Florida Emergency Vehicles. “We are proud of our relationship with the City of Orlando Fire Department over the past 22 years and look forward to providing the best apparatus and service in the future.”

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Sutphen Corporation has worked with the Orlando Fire Department since 1969 and is one of Sutphen’s longest standing business partners.

Operating out of 17 stations strategically placed throughout its response district, the Orlando Fire Department maintains an ISO Class 1 rating. Within its jurisdiction, the department responds to a variety of emergency scenes including fire and rescue operations, hazardous materials, technical rescue, dive and rescue and more.

For additional information regarding Sutphen Corporation, follow this link: https://www.sutphen.com/.

For additional information regarding the Orlando Fire Department, follow this link: https://www.orlando.gov/Our-Government/Departments-Offices/Orlando-Fire-Department

About Sutphen: Sutphen Corporation is an Ohio-based, privately held, family-owned business that has manufactured the highest-quality, heavy-duty, custom-built emergency response vehicles since 1890. The company’s headquarters is located in Dublin, Ohio, a suburb of Columbus.

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