Tag Archives: apparatus

Pierce Manufacturing Adds RollTek System as an Option in Freightliner Commercial Chassis

The safety feature was first incorporated into specifications for a recent order placed by the Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management     Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, announced today it has added RollTek’s Side ...

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Ohio Forestry Team Member Dies after Crash During Prescribed Burn

20-year-old died after a UTV accident     Wildland Firefighter Staff COLUMBUS, Ohio -The Ohio Department of Natural Resources announced that a member of its forestry team died last month after an accident during a prescribed fire, according to WCMH. ...

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Two Injured in Fire Apparatus Crash During Oklahoma Grass Fire

One person ejected in head-on collision     Wildland Firefighter Staff OSAGE COUNTY, Oklahoma – The husband and nephew of television chef ‘The Pioneer Woman’ Ree Drummond were involved in a collision while battling a grass fire on the Drummond ...

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Grass Fire Destroys Oklahoma Fire Department Brush Truck

Freedom Hill department loses rig in brush fire     Wildland Firefighter Staff CREEK COUNTY, Oklahoma – News9 reports that a Creek County volunteer fire department lost their brush truck to flames during a grass fire on Monday. The Freedom ...

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New Brush Trucks for Virginia Fire Departments

A Type 6 rig in Loudoun County     Skeeter Brush Trucks See Loudoun County Fire and Rescue (VA) take their recently completed Rescue-Side Type 6 Skeeter Brush Truck around our off-road track! Get details for this truck on our ...

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Orange County Fire Authority Purchases Five KME® Wildland Units

New rigs will join over 100 KME apparatus currently in service     Nesquehoning, PA – NOVEMBER 16, 2020 – KME Fire Apparatus, a subsidiary of REV Group® and a leading manufacturer of fire apparatus, announces the delivery of five ...

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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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