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As seen around …

This from Ryan Lee:

Found this picture from New Orleans just after hurricane Katrina.  There was a rumor that this demo rig demo’d a house as a demo for a CFD chief. Anybody know what this is???? Did Ferarra ever sell one??
Strong Arm Telescopic/Articulating Boom

Ferrara Strong Arm Telescopic/Articulating Boom.

Ferrara Strong Arm for sale

Strong Arm at work

Istanbul orders 10 Strong Arm aerials

From the Ferrara web site:

  • Strong Arm fire and rescue vehicle: an articulating and telescopic extreme duty aerial device capable of flowing 1500 GPM and lifting 1,800 to 10,000 pounds.  The Fifth Man Nozzle is made from hardened stainless steel.  With 50 individual jets, the Fifth Man Nozzle is perfectly suited for aspirating foam and creating a superior blanket of protection.  Additionally, the hardened stainless steel nozzle is capable of breaking through concrete walls and roofs, corrugated steel containers, burglar bars and other obstructions routinely encountered by fire fighters.  The extreme lifting capacity make the Strong Arm a great tool for collapse or high angle rescue operations.

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Chicago orders new squads

This from Ryan Lee on the topic of Chicago ordering new squads:

1996 E-ONE Snorkel for sale

1996 E-ONE Cyclone 65’ Snorkel 1000/300. Asking $69,000. Fenton Fire Equipment photo

Options go in order from far fetched to downright silly.
  • Option 1 – Don’t buy it at all since new ones are on the way.
  • Option 1A – Re-paint, gut pump compartment, and install large transverse compartment.
  • Option 2 – Remove the Snorkel (assuming it’s certified), remount on another existing Snorkel Squad chassis.
  • Option 2A – Repaint and leave as is, rewrite the contract regarding engineers vs. drivers, put in service.

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