SVI Trucks

Fort Collins, CO 80524


About SVI Trucks

SVI Trucks specializes in Rescue, Command, Hazmat, and Squad vehicles for over 40 years.


3842 Redman Drive
Fort Collins, CO 80524

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SVI Trucks specializes in Rescue, Command, Hazmat, and Squad vehicles for over 40 years.

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Product of the Day: SVI Trucks Type 3 and 4 Wildland Units

June 23, 2022
Some things were born to be wild — like SVI Trucks’ Type 3 and Type 4 Wildland Fire Engines.
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Product of the Day: SVI Wildland Units — Built Rock Solid

June 25, 2021
During last year's unprecedented Colorado wildfires, a number of SVI Trucks' wildland deliveries answered the call.
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Product of the Day: 6600 PSI compressor system from SVI Trucks/Bauer Compressor

Jan. 15, 2021
SVI Trucks and Bauer Compressor teamed up to build the first-ever mobile 6600 PSI compressor system.
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Product of the Day: Custom Hazmat Vehicles by SVI Trucks

Dec. 8, 2020
Built on a medium-duty commercial or heavy-duty custom cab/chassis, SVI Trucks delivers the toughest, most advanced hazmat vehicles to help mitigate dangerous hazards at a safe...

SVI Announces Sales VP's Retirement, Two Other Moves

Dec. 7, 2020
SVI Trucks announces that Vice President of Sales Bob Sorensen will retire in January, and that it has promoted Joel Konecky to a VP role and added a new Western Sales Manager...

Product of the Day: SVI Trucks Type 3, 4 and 6 Wildland Units

July 9, 2020
When the scene calls for fire suppression, SVI Trucks delivers a full lineup of Wildland Engines that are as tough — and trusted — as SVI's rescue trucks.

SVI Adds Northeastern Apparatus Dealer

July 2, 2020
SVI Trucks has added northeastern apparatus dealer Shipman’s Fire Equipment Co. to its highly selective dealer network.

Product of the Day: SVI Trucks' Water Supply Units

June 5, 2020
SVI Trucks' Water Supply Units feature a lifetime tank warranty and can be configured endless ways to meet your department's needs.

Rosenbauer and SVI Join Forces in New England

April 14, 2020
Rosenbauer America has struck a partnership with SVI Trucks, which will serve as the authorized sales and service dealer for Rosenbauer apparatus for all of New England.
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SVI Trucks Names New Western Sales Manager

March 31, 2020
Joel Konecky has joined SVI Trucks as its new Western Sales Manager, covering states west of Colorado, as well as Nebraska and the Dakotas.

Articles & News

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Apparatus Innovations: Refurbish, Remount, Replace

June 5, 2023
Jeffrey D. Gaskin provides a checklist to guide a department for a decision on whether a refurbishment of a fire apparatus makes sense.
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A compartment on the Malaga, NJ, Volunteer Fire Company’s heavy rescue exemplifies the use of rotating trays (aka Lazy Susans). Here, the rotating tray includes a four-sided vertical column to accommodate four rescue tools. The base of the rotating tray has four latching locations to lock in each tool.
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The Ultimate Toolbox: Organizing the Heavy Rescue

Nov. 15, 2021
Barry Furey spoke with fire departments and apparatus manufacturers to learn about the latest ways that heavy rescue design has been advanced to take the versatility of the vehicles...
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Recent improvements in the realm of swivel valves include more use of stainless steel compared with mild steel, air and electric automation, and the capability for changing manual handle positions on the valve.

Innovations in Tanker Design

Aug. 16, 2021
Barry Furey inquired of fire departments that recently purchased a tanker as well as apparatus manufacturers to learn of how new design facets of the vehicles are delivering watershed...
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2020 Apparatus Showcase

Nov. 1, 2020
In the 2020 Apparatus Showcase, manufacturers display the latest and greatest in fire-rescue and EMS apparatus.
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2020 Product Showcase

Sept. 1, 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic spread and firefighter conferences were canceled, Firehouse worked with manufacturers to ensure that you see products and services that were introduced...
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2019 Apparatus Showcase

Nov. 1, 2019
In the 2019 Apparatus Showcase, manufacturers display the latest and greatest in fire-rescue and EMS apparatus.
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Manufacturers say if a layout works particularly well, departments should consider standardizing it for all similar apparatus, like this pair of SVI Trucks heavy rescues delivered to the Charlotte, NC, Fire Department.
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A Place for Everything and Everything in Its Place

May 21, 2019
Rescue rigs are filled with tools for a variety of missions, and thoughtful planning goes into making sure they're easily accessible and balanced to keep vehicles safe and stable...
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Inter-Canyon Fire Protection District in Colorado ordered a heavy rescue with a crane with its primary purpose of removing dead elk from the road ways after collisions with vehicles.
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Rescue Trucks Are the 'Swiss Army Knives' of the Fire Service

March 15, 2019
When it comes to specialized equipment used by the fire service, rescue trucks, also known as tool boxes on wheels, are the hands-down winners.
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Letters, numbers and images are hand-painted on grills for personalized apparatus.

Apparatus Graphics and Colors Only Limited by Imagination

Feb. 14, 2019
Stunning graphics with deep, mirror-like finishes on apparatus make for show-stopping parade pieces that are the envy of neighbors.
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Portable winches can be moved and operated by a single person, but it's safer to use two personnel when possible.
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Apparatus Winch Selection Is Driven by Mission

July 21, 2017
Ed Ballam talked with experts who say fire departments need to consider the mission of the winch to make the correct purchase.

Videos & Resources

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Pierce built this Enforcer pumper for River’s Edge Volunteer Fire Department in Braddock, PA.

Gallery: Fire Apparatus Friday - Jan. 20

Jan. 20, 2023
A look at some of recent deliveries, including two Type 6 engines for Coal Canyon Creek, CO, and a short wheelbase pumper for Braddock, PA.
BME Fire built this 10-person wildland crew carrier for the Ventura County, CA, Fire Department. The vehicle features Signtronics intercom systems, pivot and reclining seats, tubular body construction and features a custom-built BME console.

FHWorld18: Latest Fire & Emergency Vehicles on Display

March 12, 2018
Over 60 emergency vehicles, including apparatus, ambulance and boats, were displayed at Firehouse World.
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SVI Trucks - You Dream it. We Build it.

Aug. 9, 2016
SVI Trucks has been a family-owned business for over 40 years and has built over 900 custom emergency vehicles.
RollNRack showcased the Efficiency Package for hose racking. It includes one Power Roller, one GO-Pack, one Extra Coupling Jaw set and one extra battery pack and charger.

2015 Fire & Rescue Product Innovations Unveiled

April 24, 2015
Dozens of new tools, equipment and technologies for fire and rescue personnel were introduced last week.
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SVI Trucks - Premier Apparatus Builder

April 14, 2014
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Elkhart Brass introduced a new monitor capable of flowing up to 1,500 gpm with reduced friction loss compared to similar products, according to the maker. Called the Cobra EXM, the new monitor has a stow height of 16 inches and features electronic controls. Photo by Ed Ballam

2013 Fire Service Product Innovations

May 1, 2013
New and innovative products found by Firehouse editors at FDIC.
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Toyne – Ladder space is abundant on Toyne’s latest “quad” on the show floor ready for delivery to LaFayette Township (Ind.) Fire Department.

2012 Product Innovations

April 20, 2012
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SVI Launches Website for Refurb Division

Jan. 2, 2020
SVI Refurb, a trusted partner in apparatus refurbishment, fire truck repair and emergency vehicle maintenance, has announced the launch of its own website.

Orlando, FL, Fire Department Puts New SVI Hazmat Unit in Service

Nov. 26, 2019
The Orlando, FL, Fire Department has expanded coverage with the addition of Hazmat 1, a technical response unit built by SVI Trucks.
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SVI Trucks Adds Oklahoma Fire Apparatus Dealer

May 17, 2019
SVI Trucks has added Oklahoma apparatus dealer Heartland Fire Trucks to SVI’s highly selective dealer network.
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Product of the Day: SVI Trucks — Plano, TX, Fire-Rescue Walk-In Hazmat

Dec. 11, 2018
SVI Trucks will soon be completing this Plano, TX, Fire-Rescue Walk-In Hazmat, built on a Metro Star chassis with 24-inch raised roof.
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Loveland, CO, Times Order of Fire Trucks with 2019 Completion of New Station

Aug. 30, 2018
FORT COLLINS, CO. — Loveland Fire Rescue Authority officials have finalized plans to add two new custom fire trucks, built by SVI Trucks, one of the top fire apparatus manufacturers...
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SVI Graphics Overhauls Website to Showcase 14 Years of Service

Aug. 29, 2018
SVI Graphics recently overhauled its website,, to better showcase the company’s robust graphics capabilities.
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SVI Trucks to Launch East Coast Demo Truck Route

May 22, 2018
SVI Trucks is partnering with dealers to launch an East Coast demo truck tour through Aug. 11.
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Boulder, CO, Commits to Purchase Pumper from SVI Trucks

April 25, 2018
The recently announced purchase marks Boulder’s first-ever fire engine from the local Colorado apparatus builder..
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SVI Trucks Hires New CO, WY Sales Manager

Dec. 21, 2017
SVI Trucks is proud to announce and welcome Jason Kline to the company’s sales team.