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Tue, Aug 19, 2014

The Lickdale Community Fire Company, Jonestown, Pennsylvania, designed this ALEXIS pumper in a size to accommodate the weight limit of its bridges and to negotiate narrow roads with all around easier maneuverability, explains Chief Paul Snyder.

Warner Bodies Moves into New Manufacturing Facility

Thu, Aug 14, 2014

Warner Bodies, a leading manufacturer of service bodies, crane trucks, haulers, fire/rescue trucks, brush trucks and custom vehicles is celebrating its move into a completely remodeled 240,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Elwood, Indiana

Apparatus Deliveries

Tue, Jul 22, 2014

The Beresford (SD) Fire Rescue Department designed this DANKO vehicle to respond to medical calls, extrications, and other rescue situations, explains Chief Tarz Millinix.

Ladder Truck Incident at Training Facility Injures Three Georgia Firefighters

Tue, Jul 22, 2014

Hall County fire officials said a ladder truck incident at the county's training center Tuesday afternoon has injured three firefighters

Midwest Fire Gains U.S. Forest Service Approval on Two Fire Apparatus

Tue, Jul 15, 2014

Midwest Fire Equipment and Repair Company, (Midwest Fire) announced this week that the company has received notification from the United States Forest Service that two of their fire apparatus have qualified to be approved by their vendor qualifications.

Apparatus Deliveries

Mon, Jun 23, 2014

The Bernville (PA) Community Fire Company replaced an older rescue truck that had a walk-in body with this RESCUE 1 demo.

Smeal Fire Apparatus Co Acquires UST Fire Apparatus

Thu, Jun 19, 2014

Smeal Fire Apparatus Co. (Smeal) announced today that they have agreed to purchased U.S. Tanker Fire Apparatus, LLC (UST) effective July 1st. 

Smeal Fire Apparatus Acquires LTI Aerial Assets

Thu, Jun 12, 2014

Smeal Fire Apparatus Co. announced today that is has acquired the assets of LTI, including LTI ladders, platforms and tractor-drawn aerials, Squrt, and TeleSqurt boom-ladders and Snorkel articulating aerial platforms.

Apparatus Deliveries

Fri, May 23, 2014

The North Arlington (NJ) Fire Department designed this KME pumper with low crosslays for an easier, safer deployment and with a larger water tank for a stronger initial fire attack, states Captain John Inzinna. The scene lighting covers 360° around the vehicle.

Apparatus Deliveries

Fri, Apr 25, 2014

This SMEAL pumper is one of two that is placed in service in the Cleveland (OH) Fire Department.

New Color Scheme for Ocala (FL) Fire Rescue Fire Apparatus

Fri, Mar 7, 2014

The first of several replacement emergency vehicles that have been ordered by Ocala (FL) Fire Rescue has been received.

Apparatus Deliveries

Wed, Mar 5, 2014

The Bahama (NC) Fire Rescue uses its two ALEXIS pumper/tankers to protect a very rural area of nearly 40 square miles, two percent of which is covered by hydrants.

Farewell to American LaFrance

Farewell to American LaFrance

Thu, Feb 6, 2014

After more than 100 years in business, American LaFrance (ALF) announced it was going out of business on January 17, 2014, ending its long history as a fire apparatus manufacturer. Here, you can see both a visual history of the company's products and the evolution of its fire apparatus.

Fire Displaces North Carolina Residents

Wed, Jan 29, 2014

Residents at 219 Stagecoach Road were temporarily displaced by a Tuesday fire. No one was injured.

Apparatus Deliveries

Tue, Jan 28, 2014

The Tarpon Springs (FL) Fire Rescue Department replaced a 105-foot platform with this FERRARA aerial quint.

Apparatus Deliveries

Fri, Dec 20, 2013

The Randolph (VT) Fire Department designed this KME pumper with many safety features, says Chief Jay Collette.

100 Firefighters Battle Fire that Destroyed Large New Jersey Home

Sun, Dec 15, 2013

A large 2-story home on Shenandoah Court was severely damaged by a fire that occupied roughly 100 firefighters for nearly three hours.

Apparatus Deliveries

Wed, Nov 20, 2013

The Bethesda-Chevy Chase (MD) Rescue Squad designed this RESCUE 1 heavy rescue vehicle to operate primarily at auto extrications and other special rescue functions, explains Captain Dave Peary.

Warner Bodies' New Select II Has FlushFinish Door System

Wed, Oct 30, 2013

Warner Bodies, a manufacturer of service bodies, crane trucks, haulers, fire/rescue trucks, brush trucks and custom vehicles, formally announced the introduction of its new Select II service body today.

Report Examines Chicago's Wooden Fire Escapes

Mon, Oct 28, 2013

A recent report took a look at the preponderance of wooden fire escapes on apartment buildings in a city renowned for being destroyed by fire.

PA Woman Rescued from Fire That Kills 17 Pets

Tue, Oct 8, 2013

A woman was rescued from a house fire Monday in Reading, Pennsylvania, that killed 17 of her pets.

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