Showcase: Red Bank (N.J.) Puts New Aerial in Service


  • Unit Type: Aerial Ladder
  • Year: 2013
  • Manufacturer: KME Fire Apparatus
  • Chassis Manufacturer:
  • Model: KME Predator LFD
  • Engine: Cummins ISC 12 500 hp
  • Transmission: Allison 4500EVS
  • Pump: NA
  • Tank: NA
  • Generator: Onan 35kw Protec direct-drive PTO
  • Aerial: 103-foot, four section ladder
  • Location: NJ

Firefighters in the Borough of Red Bank, N.J., stationed with the Navesink Hook & Ladder Company, have taken delivery of a 103-foot KME aerial.

It's built on a KME Predator 100-inch cab and chassis and features Total Line-X interior, Warn 12,000-pounds electric winch, Robinson roll-up doors, IQAN motion control system for the aerial, and Akron Streammaster XT monitors.

Other equipment includes Class 1 Es-Key multiplex electric system, Federal Signal triple camera system, Whelen warning lights, and two Hannay electric cord reels.