May 23rd, 2018

Ferrara’s high capacity Super Pumper™ has received Underwriters Laboratories (UL) confirmation for a flow capability of 6256 gallons per minute from draft at a discharge pressure of 125 PSI. Ferrara has once again exceeded the record for pump performance. The actual performance test has been documented and witnessed by both Underwriters Laboratories and the Louisiana State Fire Marshal’s Office….

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May 14th, 2018

HOLDEN, LA – May 14, 2018 – Ferrara, a leading manufacturer of custom built, heavy-duty fire apparatus, is introducing a new line of aerial ladders and platforms to meet the rigorous demands of the fire service. The new aerials are built with 100,000 PSI steel and have a 2.5:1 structural safety factor which is 25%…

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May 09th, 2018

OCALA, FL – May 10, 2018 – REV Group, a manufacturer of industry-leading motor vehicle brands, has announced a partnership with ZeroRPM in the development of a battery powered idle mitigation system specifically engineered for E-ONE, Ferrara and KME fire apparatus. The idle mitigation system will automatically switch off the fire truck’s chassis engine to…

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May 03rd, 2018

OCALA, FL – May 3, 2018 – REV Group (NYSE: REVG), a $2.3 billion manufacturer of industry-leading specialty vehicle brands, is proud to announce the new AXIS™ Smart Truck Technology, a secure revolutionary system that is engineered specifically for the fire service. This intelligent truck platform is for all E-ONE, Ferrara, and KME branded vehicles….

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March 06th, 2018

REV Fire Group’s Sales and Service Center locations offer factory direct sales of three trusted fire truck brands; E-ONE, Ferrara and KME. Dedicated to quality, reliability and customer satisfaction, the REV Fire Group’s Sales and Service Centers provide a range of services and capabilities, such as: Annual service and inspections for chassis, pumps and aerials…

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February 22nd, 2018

Each of the five boroughs of New York City; Manhattan, the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, and Staten Island, has one heavy rescue assigned to it and is staffed by an officer and five firefighters. These new rescues will replace the five existing Ferrara units purchased in 2010. Due to FDNY’s high call volume of over 550,000…

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February 12th, 2018

In a time where peaceful gatherings can quickly turn into unruly demonstrations, having the ability to quickly adjust to any dynamic situation is paramount in keeping civilians and law enforcement teams safe. The New Orleans Police Department get that and have taken necessary precautions with their new Special Operations Unit. After listening to the needs…

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February 09th, 2018

HOLDEN, LA – February 8, 2018 – Ferrara, a leading manufacturer of custom built, heavy duty fire apparatus, welcomes Lone Star Emergency Group as their new dealer for Texas. With service centers in Dallas and Houston, Lone Star Emergency Group is ready to meet the fire apparatus sales and service needs in Texas. Lone Star…

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January 25th, 2018

HOLDEN, LA – January 25, 2018 – Ferrara, a leading manufacturer of custom built, heavy duty fire apparatus, welcomes Safe Industries as its new dealer and service provider for South Carolina. While working as a full-time fireman, Al Willimon recognized a need for fire equipment availability in South Carolina and founded Safe Industries in 2005…

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January 03rd, 2018

The 2018 Ferrara calendar is fully loaded with photos of over 70 Heavy Duty fire trucks from all across the country including San Francisco Fire Department’s Heavy Rescue, Ashburn Volunteer Fire & Rescues’s 100′ Tiller, Lake Jackson Fire Department’s HD-77 Ladder and Fall River Fire Department’s Custom Pumper. Calendar also features a firefighter shift tracker,…

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December 27th, 2017

By Alan M. Petrillo | www.rigspot.com Ferrara Fire Apparatus recently delivered eight compact, streamlined pumpers to the San Francisco (CA) Fire Department that allow the department to better negotiate congested streets, and handle the city’s hilly terrain. Anthony Rivera, assistant deputy chief of the San Francisco Fire Department, says, “Our rigs are unique in terms…

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December 23rd, 2017

The Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department (AVFRD) in Ashburn, Virginia (Loudoun County) operates from two stations. AVFRD’s roster includes four Ferrara engines and a Ferrara tiller. Both Stations 6 and 22 operate two engines – each fire house having a 2014 Ferrara Igniter and a 2016 similar model. Engines 606 and 622 are the…

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November 27th, 2017

HOLDEN, LA – November 27, 2017 – Ferrara, a leading manufacturer of custom built, heavy duty fire apparatus, announced the delivery of eight (8) new Custom Pumpers to the Detroit Fire Department (DFD). The delivery of these eight pumpers marks the beginning of a pumper fleet replacement for the Detroit Fire Department. Deputy Fire Commissioner,…

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August 30th, 2017

A mutual-aid exercise in the New York-New Jersey area has broken a new Guinness world record with the help of an Inundator Super Pumper demo unit. Working together with a number of pumps that included the FDNY’s Fire Boat 343, 15 area fire departments and other agencies collectively produced a record-breaking total water flow of…

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April 25th, 2017

REV Group (REVG) has acquired Ferrara Fire Apparatus, Inc. (“Ferrara”), a leading custom fire apparatus and rescue vehicle manufacturer that engineers and manufactures vehicles for municipal and industrial customers. The Ferrara product portfolio includes multiple fire apparatus configurations tailored to the specific requirements and demands of the fire service industry – including custom-builds on their…

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January 26th, 2017

Ferrara Fire Apparatus will be putting on a large water flow demonstration tomorrow featuring new firefighting equipment developed by both Ferrara and US Fire Pump.  With these new systems working together, they will reach a combined water flow of over 16,000 GPM and set a new standard for firefighting water flow capabilities. Focused on developing…

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September 13th, 2016

The City and County of San Francisco has awarded Ferrara Fire Apparatus, America’s premier custom heavy duty fire apparatus manufacturer, a contract for 5 years to build Triple Combination Pumpers. The Pumpers will be built on the Igniter chassis and will carry 500 gallons of water. Company President/CEO Chris Ferrara stated, “To be awarded a…

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April 28th, 2016

The Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Corporation has once again selected Ferrara Fire Apparatus as one of the top 70 safest companies in Louisiana. Only 70 companies out of over 18,000 insured companies are chosen by the LWCC. This is the fourth year in the last five that Ferrara has received this award. The LWCC Safest 70…

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December 30th, 2015

Bessemer City, North Carolina has purchased a Heavy Duty Custom MVP from Ferrara Fire Apparatus, Inc, America’s premier custom fire apparatus manufacturer. The order placed marks the 6000th fire apparatus that will be manufactured at Ferrara’s Holden, LA facility. Company President/CEO Chris Ferrara stated, “This is a remarkable milestone for our company. The continued dedication…

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June 05th, 2015

Ferrara Fire Apparatus, a worldwide leader in premier custom heavy duty fire apparatus unveils the Guinness World Record Title Holder for Highest Pumping Capacity Fire Engine at Interschutz 2015 in Hannover, Germany. The Inundator Super Pumper will be on display beginning June 8th thru June 13th, 2015 at the fairgrounds booth P07 and in the…

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December 10th, 2014

FDNY has awarded Ferrara Fire Apparatus, America’s premier custom heavy duty fire apparatus manufacturer, a contract to build an additional twelve 100’ aerial ladders. The FDNY 100’ aerial ladders are built on the Ferrara Ultra custom chassis with a 3CR12 stainless steel split cab and feature a heavy duty stainless steel body, a quick 4-section…

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November 18th, 2014

The City of Monroe has awarded another large contract to Ferrara Fire Apparatus, America’s premier custom fire apparatus manufacturer. Monroe Fire Department has ordered 4 more custom apparatus to its current fleet of (14) Ferrara custom apparatus. The city will receive (1) 100’ Rear Mount Aerial Platform, (1) Heavy Rescue and (2) Custom Pumpers bringing…

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May 08th, 2014

Ferrara Fire Apparatus announced today that Bob Kaler, Kaler Fire Equipment located in Hatfield, Pennsylvania is their newest dealer. Ferrara Fire Apparatus President/CEO Chris Ferrara said, “In keeping with our publically stated goal of expanding and improving our dealer network, we are extremely happy to announce Kaler Fire Equipment is a dealer for Ferrara Fire…

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