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ARFF Units at Airports Vary in Size Depending on Aircraft and Airports Being Protected

Al Petrillo examines ARFF units at various airports.

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Officials Mull Options on ARFF Vehicle for Plattsburgh (NY) Airport

Plattsburgh Airport needs at least one additional ARFF and officials are considering the options.

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Isle of Man Government Receives Three Oshkosh Striker 6×6 ARFF Vehicles

Oshkosh Striker 6×6 ARFF vehicles will support operations at the Isle of Man Airport near Castletown, United Kingdom. OSHKOSH, WIS. (December 20, 2021) – Oshkosh Airport Products, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) Company, announced today that the Isle of Man Government has received three Oshkosh Striker® 6×6 ARFF vehicles. The Isle of Man is a British Crown Dependency in the Irish Sea ...

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Phoenix (AZ) Fire Department Adds Oshkosh Striker® 8×8 ARFF Truck to Fleet at Sky Harbor International Airport

By Alan M. Petrillo The Phoenix (AZ) Fire Department has added an Oshkosh® Airport Products Striker® 8×8 ARFF (aircraft rescue and firefighting) truck to its fleet of fire apparatus at Sky Harbor International Airport. Wes Patterson, Phoenix Fire’s deputy chief, says Phoenix’s Sky Harbor ARFF fleet now consists of four frontline and two reserve ARFF trucks, with the newest 2021 ...

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Oshkosh Airport Products Hits a Monumental Milestone with Delivery of 5,000th ARFF Vehicle

As a new product introduced in 2017, the Oshkosh® Striker® 8x8 with twin rear-mounted engines was proudly delivered to Denver International Airport in September 2019.

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E-ONE Delivers Nine Titan® 4×4 ARFFs To CORPAC S.A. in Peru

The nine TITAN ARFFs are going to airport locations throughout Peru. Locations include remote airports in areas of the Amazon rainforest such as Atalaya, Mazamari and Juanjui; in the Andes near Andahuaylas; along the coast to Nazca, Chimbote and Ilo; and near the gates of the Amazon to Jaen and Rioja.

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E-ONE Delivers New Titan® 4×4 ARFF to Sault Ste. Marie Airport in Ontario, Canada

OCALA, FL—E-ONE, a subsidiary of REV Group and a manufacturer of fire apparatus, has announced the delivery of a new TITAN® 4×4 aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF) vehicle to the Sault Ste. Marie Airport in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada. This is the airport’s second E-ONE TITAN 4×4 ARFF vehicle. Features of the new Sault Ste. Marie 4×4 TITAN ARFF ...

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Advantages of High Reach Extendable Turrets on ARFF Rigs

 By Alan M. Petrillo A high reach extendable turret (HRET) on an aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF) truck offers a number of advantages to fire personnel in confronting fire situations, both on and off airport runways. These include greater accessibility to the fire, allowing different angles of attack, the ability to use a piercing nozzle, and a greater degree of ...

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Ocala (FL) Fire Rescue Welcomes New Aircraft Firefighting Apparatus

  OCALA, FL—Ocala (FL) Fire Rescue (OFR) welcomed a new aircraft rescue firefighting (ARFF) apparatus on December 14 during a “Push-In” ceremony. Elected officials, community members, and firefighters gathered at Fire Station No. 4 to witness as OFR welcomed ARFF1, the first vehicle of its kind manufactured by E-ONE. The ceremony included a brief address by Fire Chief Shane Alexander, ...

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E-ONE’s Local Fire Truck Christmas Ornaments to Benefit National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

  OCALA, FL—E-ONE announces the release of two new fire truck Christmas tree ornaments for 2018, including the first ornament depicting the Ocala International Airport’s own Aircraft Rescue Firefighting vehicle (ARFF). Net proceeds from the sale of the ornaments will benefit the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF). For the 2018 ornaments, E-ONE chose two fire trucks from the Ocala area, where E-ONE was ...

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