KME Fire Apparatus, an industry leading manufacturer of fire apparatus, announces the delivery of six KME custom pumpers to the City of Atlanta, Georgia. These six pumpers will join the existing fleet of 45 KME’s within the city.
These six new pumpers are built on KME’s Severe ServiceTM cab and will serve the Atlanta Fire Rescue Department’s 35 fire stations, including five stations at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. With a staff of more than 1,000 employees, the City of Atlanta Fire Rescue Department serves an area of 132 square miles within the city limits.
Features of the six custom pumpers include:
- KME 96” Severe ServiceTM XMFD cab
- Cummins ISL 450 HP engine
- Allison 3000 EVS transmission
- Hale Q2 1500 GPM pump
- Elkhart 240-125P foam eductor
- 500-gallon water tank with 30 gallon foam tank
“KME appreciates the opportunity to serve the City of Atlanta with these pumpers and we value the trust they have placed in our apparatus and our dealer, FireLine,” said Stephen Carleton, Director of Sales for KME.
“Fireline’s longstanding relationship with Atlanta is built on trust and loyalty. We are pleased to continue working with the City of Atlanta to provide equipment, parts and service,” said Bob McDonel, President of FireLine.