Apparatus Showcase 2022

Nov. 14, 2022
Manufacturers display the latest and greatest in fire-rescue and EMS apparatus and boats.
4 Guys Fire Trucks

The Tolland, CT Fire department took delivery of a new 4 Guys Fire Trucks custom rescue-pumper that’s built on a Spartan Gladiator Chassis. The rig is powered by a 455-hp Cummins X12 engine. To fight fire, it has a 1,500-gpm Hale DSD pump, a 1,000-gallon Poly tank and a 30-gallon Class A Foam tank. It also has an EMS compartment in the cab, a side-mount operator’s panel, rear camera system, front bumper discharge, front suction, roll-up doors, wheel well SCBA compartments, rear access ladder and rear traffic control light.


Bexar County, TX, ESD #12 Fire Rescue took delivery of a custom BME Type 3 that’s built on an International chassis. Considered the workhorse of the wildland firefighting industry, the Type 3 is built to manage rugged off-road terrain. To fight fire, the rig has a 500-gpm Darley JMP PTO Pump, a Darley 1.5 AGE 24K Aux Pump and a 500-gallon UPF Water Tank. It also has H.O. Bostrom seats, a Hannay hose reel, Whelen emergency lighting and Firetech scene lighting.

Braun Industries

The Westwood Fire Company in Chester County, PA, has been a proud customer of Braun Ambulances for two decades. This custom-built Braun Chief XL is the newest addition to the company’s EMS fleet, delivered in partnership with Glick Fire Equipment. The Braun Chief XL is the crown jewel of the Braun line-up, and this high-quality ambulance ensures comfort and safety for crew and patients.

CET Fire Pumps

The Skid Unit (ATV/UTC) Skeeter Space Pac by CET Fire includes a tank, a live hose reel, crosslay, foam system, with a pump that can be combined into a single one-piece assembly slipped onto a small truck, ATV, trailer, or boat. This unit can be used for flowing water and or foam on a car fire, marine fire, wildfire and confined space fires. It’s very effective for garages, industrial buildings, stadiums, arenas and parking lots. The combination of fire suppression and patient transport capabilities, packs a lot of value into this all poly-unit.

Crestline Coach:

The Everett, WA, Fire Department took delivery of a Crestline CCL 150 Type 1 ambulance that’s built on a Ford F-350 4x4 chassis. It includes aluminum cabinets and countertops, an O2 to Go oxygen loading system, Xantrex Freedom XC pure sine-wave inverter/charger, a talk-through sliding window and Pran multiplex electrical system. It was delivered in partnership with Bulldog Fire & Apparatus.


Darley’s WS Tactical Vehicle comes standard with the company’s 1,500-gpm PSMC CAFS pump. It has an 84" CA length and a five-man crew cab. The standard includes a PolyBilt® body with integral tank wall, affording maximum equipment storage. With a 23,000 lbs. GVWR, the WS Tactical Vehicle is equipped with a 400-gallon water tank and a 25-gallon foam cell. It’s designed with limited option content to ensure maximum value at an affordable price. This unit is packed with intense firefighting capability, and could be a perfect fit for a department with budget constraints.

Demers Ambulances

The Cedar Knolls, NJ, Fire Department took delivery of a Demers Ambulances MXP 150 model through dealer partner First Priority Group. THE MXP 150 has an exclusive aerodynamic roof design, ecosmart idle reduction, standard multiplex electronic management system, dual-ducted HVAC and all LED lighting. For this fire department, the appeal of the Demers Ambulance was a combination of the rugged exterior and top-of-the-line interior design; features, and functionality built to elevate the patient care experience.


Montgomery, AL, Fire/Rescue took delivery of an E-ONE HP 95 platform aerial that features a Cyclone 100” wide medium length cab with severe duty interior, an integral torque box frame and crisscross underslung outriggers with a spread of 13’8”. The rig is powered by a 500-hp Cummins X12 engine and an Allison EVS 4000 transmission. It has an extruded aluminum “Truck Company” body with 360 cubic feet of storage space, in addition to 188 feet of ground ladders. The 95 platform aerial features fully welded extruded aluminum construction with a 2.5 to 1 structural safety factor, and advanced aerial control system with color displays and tethered remote control. This is part of a seven-unit order for Montgomery that includes five Cyclone chassis pumpers.

Ferrara Fire Apparatus

Seneca-Cayuga Fire & EMS in Grove, OK, took delivery of a Ferrara pumper that’s built on a Spartan FC-94 chassis. The rig is powered by a 450-hp Cummins L9 engine and an Allison Gen V EVS3000 series transmission. To fight fire, it has a 1,750-gpm Hale QMax single-stage pump and a 1,000-gallon UPF water tank. The rig features Ferrara fabricated 5052-H32 smooth aluminum doors with box-pan configuration, Whelen M-series warning lights, LED compartment lights, dual Whelen PCH2 front scene lights, dual Whelen PCH2 telescoping lights and a custom ladder beside the tank ladder storage configuration.


The Abington, MA, Fire Department took delivery of a 2022 Firematic BRAT Wildland Pumper that’s built on a 4x4 Ford F-550 chassis with 19,500 GVWR, and 2.5” lift to accommodate Firematic’s very own Founders M/T Super Single 305/70R19.5 tires, mounted on exclusive Military Grade Hutchinson 19.5” 2-piece aluminum bead-lock wheels. Behind the SuperCab sits an aluminum flatbed body carrying a 300/10-gallon water/foam ProPoly Tank and 24-hp diesel Kubota engine powering a Hale HPX200 Pump rated for 150gpm at 150psi. It also includes a Scotty Around-The-Pump Foam System and two electric Hannay reels, holding 200 feet of 1-inch booster each. Forward of the pump sits diamond plate compartments with ROM Roll-Up Doors, and a body width slide-out tool wall.

Fouts Bros.

The Prattsville, AR, Fire Department took delivery of Engine 38, which was built by Fouts Bros. on a Kenworth cab and chassis. The rig features a 1,250-gpm Hale Q-Flo pump and a 2,000-gallon water tank. For tanker operations, the apparatus has a manual 1050-34 dump valve and a rear 2 1/2-inch tank fill. It carries a 2,100-gallon aluminum folding tank. There are two 6-inch hard suction hoses and three ladders carried on the rig.


The Reeves County, TX, Emergency Service District took delivery of a custom-built Frazer Bilt rescue truck built on a Ford F550 Supercab chassis that features four-wheel drive, Safety Vision 360-degree view camera system, and EMS equipment storage with a Knoxbox narcotics safe. The vehicle bed includes a SlideMaster transverse storage tray, O2 system with multiple cylinders and ports, an Engel refrigerator for rehab, 8-foot retractable awning with LED lighting and a Command Light 4-unit light tower.


Lebanon, ME, Fire & EMS took delivery of a KIMTEK Brush Truck Skid Unit.  It has a 300-gallon tank, 9-hp Davey pump, Hannay Electric Reel and pre-connect rear attack line tray with toolbox.

KME Fire Apparatus

The Upper Frankford, PA, Fire Company took delivery of a 2022 KME pumper-tanker that’s built on a KME Severe Service XMFD chassis. It features a 1,750-gpm Hale QMAX pump, FoamPro 1600 injection system, 2,000-gallon tank with a 20-gallon foam cell. The body is fabricated from 12-gauge stainless steel with a stainless steel subframe and features 29-inch deep full-height compartments on the driver’s side and 29-inch/14-inch split depth on the officer’s side with internal ladder storage. It also includes triple dump valves and coffin compartments. The rig carries a Harrison 8kw generator, which powers a Will-Burt light tower and Hannay cord reel.

Ladder Tower

The Catasauqua, PA, Fire Department took delivery of a new 110-foot rear-mount ladder from Ladder Tower that’s built on a Spartan Gladiator EMFD cab. The rig is powered by a 565-hp Cummins ISX-15 engine. The truck features a narrow 14-foot outrigger spread, 750 lbs. dry/500 lbs. wet tip load, 1,500 gpm flow capacity, on a short 228-inch wheelbase configuration.

Lake Assault Boats,

The Osage Beach Fire Protection District in central Missouri took delivery of 31-foot long V-hull craft from Lake Assault Boats. Power is supplied by twin 300 hp four-stroke Mercury outboards that are controlled through the Skyhook Digital Anchor and Joystick Piloting systems. The firefighting system includes a 1,500-gpm Darley PSDE fire pump that is driven by a dedicated 6.0L V-8 gas engine. There is an electronically controlled 1,500-gpm TFT Monsoon rooftop monitor that offers an unobstructed range of at least 270 degrees and has a vertical coverage of 60 degrees above and five degrees below horizontal. A 5-inch gated discharge on the forward deck supplies water to ground base apparatus.

Marion Body Works

The Lee, NH, Fire & Rescue Department took delivery of a Marion Body Works Fire & Emergency pumper that’s built on a Spartan Metro Star Chassis. The new custom-built pumper has a 1,500-gpm Hale Qmax pump with a 1,000-gallon water tank. Scene lighting components are by HiViz LED Lighting. The vehicle also includes the HAAS Alert System.

Medix Specialty Vehicles

Anaheim, CA, Fire & Rescue took delivery of a Medix Specialty Vehicles Metro Express RP-90 ES model, which supports the capability to provide critical public safety services. Each ambulance is outfitted with the modern equipment necessary to assist AF&R personnel in its attempt to sustain life during transport. The ambulances are proudly delivered in partnership with Republic EVS.

Metal Shark

The Chicago Fire Department took delivery of a Metal Shark Boats 38 Defiant NXT fire boat. The all-weather boat is equipped and powered by triple 350-hp Mercury Verado outboard motors. Key features include SHOXS shock-mitigating seating, full Raymarine Axiom navigation suite, FLIR 400 XR thermal imaging system and Metal Shark’s exclusive new hinged dive door. The vessel’s bow monitor and rear discharge are fed by a 1,000-gpm Darley fire pump driven by a dedicated Kodiak 4.3L V6 engine.

Midwest Fire

Wayne, IL, Fire Protection District took delivery of a new custom All-Poly® Tanker-Pumper by Midwest Fire that’s mounted on a Freightliner M2-112 chassis. To fight fire, it has a 3,000-gallon polypropylene tank with a 1,500 gpm Hale DSD pump with crosslay side-mount pump configuration. The rig also has a Whelen LED warning Light package and siren/speaker, rear-view safety camera, and Kussmaul Air and Battery Conditioner with auto eject.

Pierce Manufacturing

Las Vegas Fire and Rescue took delivery of four Pierce Velocity (shown) pumpers, including this aerial platform that’s built on a Velocity custom chassis. The rig is powered by a 605-hp Cummins X15 engine. The four pumpers include a 10-inch raised roof for increased space and visibility, TAK-4® Independent Front Suspension, a 52-inch pumphouse with midship water pump, and a 750-gallon water tank with low hosebed. A low-pressure outlet for on-scene rinsing, light-colored vinyl interior for easy cleaning, and in-cab HEPA filters support clean cab design.

REV Fire Group

The Trophy Club, TX, Fire Department took delivery of a Road Rescue Ultramedic that’s built on a 2021 Ford F550 XLT chassis. The ambulance has a high-tech emergency lighting package to ensure the visibility and safety of the crew and patient. It has Whelen emergency lighting mounted on Coolbar HVAC condenser above cab, high-visibility rub rail lighting that serves as emergency lighting when compartment doors are closed and ground lighting when compartment doors are open, white LED strip lighting in compartments, blue LED strip lighting illuminates the floor of the box, multiple overhead lights and white LED strip lights for maximum lighting inside the box and Chevron lights on the back of the body that can also illuminate for turn signals and brake lights.


Saco, ME, Fire Department took delivery of new RIBCRAFT 4.8 rigid inflatable boat. The 15’7” rescue boat will serve as a fast response deployable boat. Designed specifically for search and rescue operations, the boat features a fiberglass deep V hull, heavy duty 1670 dtx Hypalon tube, forward position rescue console, an antenna arch, a 50-hp Mercury engine and trailer.

Rosenbauer America

The Bedford, MA, Fire Department took delivery of a Rosenbauer 100-foot King Cobra articulating platform built with the Rosenbauer EXT body and the Rosenbauer Commander cab. Equipped with a 1,750-gpm Waterous CSU pump with 400-gallon water/30-gallon foam, the ladder features an 8-foot articulating jib which makes platform access and getting over parapet walls a breeze. It is the first King Cobra in New England with a great number of Rosenbauer SMART aerial features: all jacks up, auto leveling, short jacking, soft touch controls, auto bedding, single joystick controls, collision detection, wireless radio remote and Rosenbauer SMART screens.


The Borough of Brielle Volunteer Fire Department took delivery of a Seagrave Capitol Series engine. The six-seat cab features a six-inch raised roof. The rig is powered by a 425-hp Cummins L9 diesel engine and Allison 3000EVS transmission. To fight fire, it has a 1,750-gpm Waterous CMU two-stage pump, a 750-gallon UPF Poly Tank III water tank, a FRC Pump Boss, and Trident Air Prime. The rig has a Kussmaul auto-eject battery conditioner, LED compartment lighting, slide-out tool trays, a rear-facing camera, FDNY-style low hosebed, top-mounted booster hose reel, Federal Q2B and E2 sirens and a front LED brow light. 

Skeeter Brush Trucks

Eddy County, NM, Fire & Rescue took delivery of skeeter Brush Trucks of Type 5 Wildland engine that’s built on a Ford F550 4x4 diesel chassis. The rig has been upgraded with Skeeter’s Signature 6-foot Suspension Lift and Custom-Fabricated Front Bumper. The cab features a custom poly insert in place of rear seating to allow for storage of two SCBAs and additional cylinders opposite the lighted EMS compartment. The 138-inch Rescue-Side body contains ample storage with PAC Tool Mounting in all compartments as well as on the transverse slide-out tray. The Darley 2.5 24K pump is supplied by a 400-gallon Plas-Mac Tank with its integrated 20-gallon Class A foam cell, controlled with a FoamPro 1601.


The Town of Fuquay-Varina, NC, Fire Department took delivery of a Smeal 100-foot Rear-Mount Aerial Platform that’s built on a Spartan Gladiator EMFD Chassis with a 5-inch raised roof. It is powered by a 605-hp engine. To fight fire, it has a 1,500-gpm Waterous CSUC20 pump and a 400-gallon water tank. The aerial capabilities include a 98-foot horizontal reach, 1,250 lb. dry/500 lb. wet tip load, 18-foot outrigger spread, parapet ground ladder attachment and Akron StreamMaster II Aerial Monitor.

Spartan Emergency Response

The South Old Bridge, NJ, Fire Department took delivery of a Spartan Emergency Response custom side-mount pumper that’s built on a Spartan Metro Star MFD cab. The rig is powered by a 450-hp Cummins L9 engine to fight fire, it has a 1,500-gpm Waterous CSU pump and a 750-gallon water tank. It also has a Harrison 6kw generator and an Akron Apollo deck gun with TFT Extenda-Gun.

Summit Fire Apparatus

The Burlington, KY, Fire Protection District took delivery of this 2,500-gallon tanker built by Summit Fire Apparatus that’s built on a Freightliner Chassis.  The rig is powered by a Detroit Diesel 370 engine and an Allison automatic transmission. To fight fire, it has a 500-gpm side-mounted pump with stainless steel pump panel and a 3,000-gallon UPF Poly-Tank that is elliptical in design. The aluminum body has two underbody storage compartments with roll-up doors and two hard suction hose troughs. It is equipped with a Kussmaul battery conditioner, Fire Research PumpBoss pressure governor, Akron discharges and Newton dump valves, Whelen warning lights and Class One electrical system.


The Pedernales, TX, Fire Department took delivery of a new Sutphen custom pumper. This six-person, 500-horsepower unit, dubbed “On the Road Again,” is a nearly identical rebuild of a previously wrecked Sutphen engine. In 2021, the previous truck rolled 360 degrees in an ice storm and those in the cab sustained only minor injuries. The department credits this display of safety and strength as a major reason for purchasing their replacement unit with Sutphen. Engine 802 is complete with a 750-gallon water tank, 30-gallon foam tank, a 1,500-gpm pump, and more.

SVI Trucks

The Columbus, OH, Fire Department took delivery of five SVI Trucks Walk-In Heavy Rescues. Each rescue features an 18-foot aluminum body that’s mounted on a Sutphen Monarch 73-inch chassis. The rigs are powered by 455-hp Cummins X12 engines. These walk-in apparatus feature a cab/body walk-thru connection, complete with folding bench and storage compartments. The rescues are also equipped with an Onan Protect 25,000-watt PTO generator, Hannay electric cable and hose reels with power rewind, OnScene Solutions heavy-duty aluminum cargo slides and more.

Unruh Fire

The Cresson, TX, Fire Department took delivery of an Unruh Fire Type 6 Wet Rescue truck that’s built on a 2022 Ford F550 Super Duty Diesel chassis. Featuring an 11-foot body and 300-gallon skid unit, this truck is ready to roll into action and handle any situation. It has a Hale Hpx200 pump with an 18-hp Vanguard engine, Whelen lighting package, Whelen telescoping scene lights, 12k Warn Winch and a Kussmaul battery charger with auto eject.

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