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    Default Placer Fire Equipment files for Chapter 7 bankruptcy

    Another small truck builder goes under, S & S, Weststates and now Placer the wildland market is getting smaller.

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    Default Some department's now losing money

    An updated story about several department losing large amounts of money from the builder filing Chapter 7, a good reminder about protecting your bids/purchases with bid bonds/performance bonds and the disadvantages of prepaying for the chassis and progress payments.

    http://evehiclenews.com/2010/04/22/s...akers-closing/

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    Here is a link to an article to help departments protect themselves from this kind of situation.

    http://ezinearticles.com/?Fire-Truck...ion&id=1501424

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