09/27/08 114 W, 2 I - + 11 - 9 RFD & RPD Apparatus Bids


The city of Raleigh recently awarded fire apparatus bids to Triad Fire, a Pierce dealer. The bids were for two engines, and two 100-foot platforms. The latter ladders are rear-mounts. Timeframe for delivery is probably 12 months. The Raleigh Fire Department presently has three platforms on the roster, a 1999 American LaFrance (L20), a 1995 Simon-Duplex (reserve), and a 1988 Pierce (reserve). Also awarded earlier this summer to C. W. Williams was the bid for a police special operations support vehicle. Something similiar to EMS Truck 1, perhaps? For many years, RPD has utilized retired RFD rescue units for special ops support, as shown below. Read all about recent apparatus and equipment bids.
 

 






  
Remember personal info?

/ Textile

Comment moderation is enabled on this site. This means that your comment will not be visible on this site until it has been approved by an editor.

To prevent spam we require you to answer this silly question
 

  (Register your username / Log in)

Notify:
Hide email:

Small print: All html tags except <b> and <i> will be removed from your comment. You can make links by just typing the url or mail-address.