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Aspen, CO Type III Wildland Pumper

A new wildland rig for the Aspen Fire Protection District     SVI Trucks – Aspen’s new Type 3 Wildland Pumper features a 12′ aluminum SVI-body mounted on an International 7500 SFA 4×4 chassis, which houses a Cummins L9 380EV ...

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Salem Township, MI Ahrens Fox WUI Engine

A new engine for mixed environments     HME Ahrens-Fox – The next step in the evolution of the Ahrens-Fox WUI, Wildland Urban Interface – the AF-WUI2, headed for service with the Salem Township Fire Department, in Salem, Michigan. Released ...

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WATERAX at FDIC 2019

Recap of our FDIC 2019 adventure in Indianapolis     We had a new booth and we were showcasing the MARK-3® portable fire pump and the MINI-STRIKER® lightweight pump. We had the chance to meet with a lot of our ...

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WATERAX MINI-STRIKER® Lightweight Pump

The little pump that gets a lot done!     The MINI-STRIKER® lightweight pump is used by wildland firefighting agencies and fire departments all over the world and it delivers the performance and reliability that WATERAX pumps are renown for. ...

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Firefighting with the Polaris Ranger and WATERAX Pump

The WATERAX VERSAX multipurpose pump     WATERAX – Polaris Government & Defense fire fighting unit showcasing RKO Enterprises skid equipped with a #WATERAX VERSAX® 9HP multipurpose pump. #PolarisRANGERs #FDIC2019 #PolarisGov

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Prescribed and Controlled Burns Often Kick Off by Drip Torch Use

Designed to withstand the rough treatment that drip torches often endure     Controlled burns, prescribed burns, and backfires are all similar terms for a wildland fire that is intentionally lit to create a natural firebreak in front of a ...

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Helping Wildland Firefighters Move Water Since the 1920’s

Putting pumps in the hands of the protectors     WATERAX – The work of wildland firefighters benefits us all, yet most people know very little about who they are, what they do and the tools of their trade. They ...

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Introducing the VPO-1X Vinyl Backpack Fire Pump

All the right specs, in all the right places     It’s time to gear up! As we head from spring into summer, fire agencies are starting to plan for summer operations. Wildland firefighting requires durable, light and powerful equipment, and ...

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