• Sioux Falls Heavy Rescue 5

    Sioux Falls Heavy Rescue 5

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    A heavy-duty US rescue pumper with an extensive range of special equipment for urban search and rescue operations. The vehicle fleet of the Sioux Falls fire department in South Dakota consists almost exclusively of Rosenbauer trucks and since last year also includes a Rescue 5, which is ideally suited to special operations and urban search and rescue (USAR) responses. The latter involve extremely difficult technical rescues in what are generally severely damaged urban buildings. Rescue 5 combines everything, which previously required three different vehicles: Firstly, it is a pumper and is fitted with an integrated, seawater-resistant gunmetal pump that emits [...]

  • CFT tour of North America: Los Angeles

Touring the US and Canada: The CFT in North America (Part 1)

10.02.2020|0 Comments| 4 minutes read

In the last couple of months the Concept Fire Truck was on the road in the US and Canada to present its innovative technology to fire departments across North America.   In Ventura County members of Rosenbauer America (RBA) and Velocity Equipment (dealer) joined us.Persons f.l.t.r.: Doug Feldman (regional [...]

  • Articulating Cobra Platform 55' for PA Hose Company

Wyndmoor Fire Rescue 82

02.01.2020|0 Comments| 2 minutes read

A multifunctional aerial with first-attack qualities on a maneuverable Commander chassis. Since last year, Wyndmoor Hose Company No.1 has been operating with a new 55’ Articulating Cobra Platform (ACP). The vehicle combines no less than five functions. Firstly, it transports [...]

  • The right fan for every operation

    The right fan for every operation

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    Why positive pressure ventilation? "Fight fire with a fan, not with water!" Statements like this always lead to heated discussions. However, there is a simple principle behind this. In order to survive, people who are [...]