San Bernardino County (CA) FD Orders Four KME Custom 4×2 Pumpers and a 4×4 Pumper

NESQUEHONING, Pennsylvania – Oct. 16, 2023 KME, a subsidiary of REV Group, Inc., and a leading manufacturer of fire apparatus, is pleased to announce San Bernardino County has placed an order for four custom 4×2 pumpers and one custom 4×4 pumper. These new vehicles will join the existing fleet of more than 50 KME units currently in service within the county.

The custom pumpers boast a range of key features designed to optimize performance and efficiency. These features include:

  • Severe Service SSX LFD with 10” Raised Roof Cab
  • Cummins X12 500 HP Engine
  • Allison 4000 EVS Transmission
  • Steertek NXT Front axle system
  • Hale QMAX 1500 GPM Single Stage Pump
  • 500 Gallon Water Tank with 30 Gallon Foam Tank
  • 143” Flatback Body
  • FoamPro 2001 Foam System

Covering an impressive area of 20,160 square miles, San Bernardino County is the largest county in the continental United States. It encompasses extremely diverse environments ranging from the Los Angeles County line on the west, to the Colorado River on the east, and extends to the Nevada State line and Kern and Inyo counties on the north. In light of these challenges, the San Bernardino County Fire Department continues to place its trust in KME for all of its custom fire apparatus needs.

“KME is grateful for the ongoing partnership with the San Bernardino County Fire Department”, said Chris McClung, Vice President of Sales, REV Fire Group. “We are honored that San Bernardino County has once again chosen KME to provide their custom fire apparatus. Our team is dedicated to delivering reliable and high-quality vehicles that meet the unique demands of this diverse county.”

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About Kovatch Mobile Equipment Corp.

KME, a subsidiary of REV Group, engineers and custom manufactures a full range of fire apparatus for municipal, federal, and wildland/urban interface markets. Additional information on KME can be found at kmefire.com.                                         

About REV Group, Inc.

REV Group companies are leading designers and manufacturers of specialty vehicles and related aftermarket parts and services, which serve a diversified customer base, primarily in the United States, through three segments: Fire & Emergency, Commercial, and Recreation. They provide customized vehicle solutions for applications, including essential needs for public services (ambulances, fire apparatus, school buses, and transit buses), commercial infrastructure (terminal trucks and industrial sweepers), and consumer leisure (recreational vehicles). REV Group’s diverse portfolio is made up of well-established principal vehicle brands, including many of the most recognizable names within their industry. Several of REV Group’s brands pioneered their specialty vehicle product categories and date back more than 50 years. REV Group trades on the NYSE under the symbol REVG. Investors-REVG

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These new vehicles will join the existing fleet of more than 50 KME units currently in service within the county.

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