City and County of Honolulu (HI) Purchases Additional KME Fire Apparatus

Nesquehoning, PA—KME, a member of REV Group, announces that that the City and County of Honolulu, Hawaii, has purchased an additional two 101-foot tractor-drawn aerials (TDAs) and 10 custom pumpers to join KME rigs already in service.

Tag-on’s, such as the pumpers, are often part of a long term purchasing agreement that allow customers to increase safety, efficiency, and cost for multiple years while minimizing the expense and delays of repetitive procurement processes.

The TDA tractors will be KME Severe Service™ cabs with 18-inch raised roofs,and Cummins ISX-12 500-hp engines. The aerials include custom fire bodies with transverse upper and lower compartments, a large ground ladder complement, and AerialCat™ 101-foot ladders with prepiped waterways.

The pumpers include 96-inch Severe Service cabs, Cummins ISX-12 450-hp engines, 2,000-gpm two-stage pumps, CAFS, 750-gallon water/40-gallon foam tanks, and aluminum fire bodies with customized shelving and compartmentation.

The units were sold by Hawaii Specialty Vehicles in Honolulu, KME’s dealer for Hawaii.

Honolulu is one of our nation’s largest cities, and the Honolulu Fire Department’s mission to save lives and protect property dates back to 1851. Today, the department protects the city and county of Honolulu with a force of more than 1,100 firefighters. The island is divided into five battalions containing 44 fire stations.

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