KME Fire Apparatus

Nashville Orders Aerial Tiller From KME

Nesquehoning, PA –KME is pleased to announce the City of Nashville’s Fire Department has awarded KME and NAFECO (KME’s Tennessee Dealer), an order for a 101-foot tractor drawn AerialCat ladder.

The tiller will include a KME Predator MFD cab with seating for six and an EMS compartment. Other chassis components include an auto lube system, independent front suspension, air ride rear suspension, and a 500 hp engine.

The tiller body will include a PTO/hydraulic 10kw generator with hydraulic rescue tools. The KME 101-foot ladder includes a pre-piped waterway with a 1500 gpm rating and a 2.5:1 structural safety factor based upon an NFPA 500-pound rated tip load. With a 94-foot horizontal reach, -7 to +80 degree range of elevation, and capabilities that include Storefront Blitz, the device is ready to respond. The tiller is also highly maneuverable with a 150-inch tiller wheelbase and a 330-inch trailer wheelbase.
The apparatus is scheduled for completion and delivery in the Spring of 2014.

Departments that are interested in tagging-on to this public bid should contact their local KME sales representative.