Augusta, Georgia, Picks KME For Pumpers, Ladders

Augusta has placed an order for seven custom pumpers and two 103-foot rear-mount ladders with KME.


KME announce that Augusta Fire of Augusta has awarded the apparatus builder and NAFECO (KME’s Georgia Sales Representative Organization), an order for seven custom pumpers and two 103-foot rear-mount ladders.

The pumpers will be built on KME’s Predator Severe Service chassis, designed for high volume fleets. Features include a 450 hp engine, 1,500 gpm single-stage pump, 750/30 gallon water/foam tank, Class A foam system, and a KME Challenger body.

The AerialCat ladders are on the same chassis with 500 hp engines, 2,000 gpm pumps, 500-gallon water tanks and 10 kw generators.

These trucks will join six KME pumpers currently in production and a 103-foot AerialCat already in service at the department.

For more information, contact your local KME sales representative or NAFECO at 800-628-6233.

KME is a leading custom manufacturer of a full range of specialty vehicles for military, industrial, commercial, aviation and municipal markets.

Additional information on KME can be found at www.kovatch.com.