Apparatus & Equipment

KME Pumpers and Tractor-Drawn Aerials Headed to OCFA

Fire Apparatus: KME Pumpers and Tractor Drawn Aerials Headed to OCFA

KME announced that the Orange County (CA) Fire Authority (OCFA) has awarded KME an order for four (4) 101’ tractor drawn aerials and four (4) custom pumpers to join dozens of KME’s already in service.

The TDA tractors will be KME Severe ServiceTM cabs with a 10” raised roof, and Cummins ISX-15 550hp engine. The aerials include a 1,500-gpm pump, 300 gallon water tank, and a 101’ ladder with waterway. These tandem axle units have an equipment capacity of double the NFPA requirement for an aerial ladder!

The pumpers also include a Severe Service cab, Cummins ISX-12 450hp engine, 1500gpm pump, 500 gal water/10 gal foam tanks, and galvanneal steel fire body with customized shelving and compartmentation.

The Orange County Fire Authority is a regional fire service agency that serves 23 cities in Orange County, California, and all unincorporated areas. The OCFA protects more than 1,680,000 residents from its 71 fire stations located throughout Orange County.

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