Tag Archives: apparatus

August Complex Fire Water Tender Rollover

Rapid Lesson Sharing     Wildland Fire Lessons Learned Center At approximately 0755 hours on September 27th, August Complex South Zone communications was notified of a Water Tender accident via radio by another Water Tender Operator who was also working ...

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Hudson, Colorado’s SVI Type 3 Wildland Engine

Freightliner 108SD chassis     SVI When spec’ing its new Type 3 Wildland Engine, Hudson (CO) Fire Protection District chose an 8′ aluminum SVI body mounted on a Freightliner 108SD chassis, which houses a powerful 400HP Cummins L9 engine. This ...

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Eaton, CO Type 4 Wildland Engine

A look at a new rig from SVI     SVIWeb When spec’ing its new Type 4 Wildland Engine, Eaton, CO Fire Protection District chose a 12′ aluminum SVI body mounted on an International HV507 4-Door 4×4, which houses a ...

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Colorado Brush Fire Injures Three Firefighters, Damages Two Fire Engines

10 acres burned in Boulder County     Carrie Haverfield, Public Information Specialist Boulder County, Colo. – On Wednesday, August 12, 2020, at approximately 3:15 p.m. the Boulder County Communications Center received a report of a grass fire on the ...

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New Type III Engine for El Dorado County FPD

A new fire engine for El Dorado County firefighters     El Dorado County Professional Firefighters – IAFF Local 3556 Placerville, CA, July 16, 2020 – El Dorado County Fire Protection District Firefighters at Station 19 in Pleasant Valley, CA ...

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Webster, TX FX3 Wildland Pumper

A Freightliner M2-106 4×4 chassis     Siddons-Martin Emergency Group – The Webster Fire Department has taken delivery of their new Pierce FX3 Wildland Pumper! This unit is built on a Freightliner M2-106 4×4 chassis with 500 gallons of water, ...

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Firefighters Injured in Crash Responding to California Helicopter Crash

Three hurt in apparatus rollover     Associated Press FAIRFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Three people were killed when a helicopter contracted by Pacific Gas & Electric struck one of the utility’s power lines and crashed into a Northern California hillside ...

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Boise Mobile Equipment. We Are Wildland

A commitment to build the best and the safest     BME Marketing – Wildfires are a force of nature that threaten everything in their path, yet brave men and women risk their lives to keep this force contained. Boise ...

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