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KME Delivers 11 Custom Trucks to Hamilton (Ontario, Canada) Fire Department

NESQUEHONING, PA—KME Fire Apparatus has delivered 11 KME custom trucks to the Hamilton Fire Department. These trucks will join dozens of KME vehicles currently in service in Hamilton. 

The Hamilton Fire Department operates out of 30 locations across the city with 26 emergency response stations. Its 430-square-mile response area includes high-rise buildings, heavy industry, and rural farm land, requiring a variety of apparatus. The recent delivery of 11 custom apparatus includes two custom tankers, two urban pumpers, five rural pumpers, and two 103-foot rear-mount AerialCat™ ladders. 

Features of the eleven apparatus include:

  • Custom Tankers
    • KME Panther™ cabs
    • Cummins L9 450-hp engines
    • AXIS™ Smart Truck Technology 
    • 2,500-gallon water tanks
    • Hale 1,000-gpm pumps
  • Urban Pumpers
    • KME Severe Service™ cabs
    • Cummins ISX12 400-hp engines
    • 600-gallon water tanks
    • 50-gallon foam tanks
    • Hale Qmax 2,000-gpm pumps
  • Rural Pumpers
    • Panther™ LFD cabs
    • Cummins L9 450-hp engines
    • 1,000-gallon water tanks
    • 30-gallon foam tank
    • Hale Qmax 2,000-gpm pumps
  • 103-Foot Rear-Mount AerialCat Ladders
    • Severe Service™ LFD cabs
    • Cummins ISX 600-hp engines
    • 500-gallon water tanks
    • Hale Qmax 2,000-gpm pumps

KME dealer, Metz Fire & Rescue of Guelph, Ontario, provides local service and support throughout the province of Ontario, Canada. “Thank you to the City of Hamilton for their continued support and we look forward to serving the great people of Hamilton,” says John Metz, Metz Fire & Rescue president. “We are happy to provide the city with great products, as well as unmatched service and support.”

“These trucks exemplify our focus on customization to the specific needs of the end user,” says Stephen Carleton, director of sales at KME. “We appreciate the confidence the City of Hamilton has put in KME and we look forward to continuing to work with the City of Hamilton.”

For more information, visit www.kmefire.com.

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