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City of Savannah Fire Department Purchases New Ladder Tower 100’ Tractor Drawn Aerial

BY Julie Nuernberg
September 21st, 2020

Spartan Emergency Response, a subsidiary of REV Group, and leading manufacturer of fire apparatus is pleased to announce that the Savannah Fire Department has selected Spartan and its authorized dealer, Peach State Emergency Vehicles, to provide the city with a new Ladder TowerTM 100’ Tractor Drawn Aerial.

 

The new apparatus will serve the entire downtown area of Savannah, Georgia and will replace one of two aging 2007 American Lafrance / Ladder Tower Inc. TDAs. Crew safety, reliability, and maneuverability are top priorities for the Savannah Fire Department as they serve one of the largest National Historic Landmark Districts in the United States.  Dating back to 1733, the Savannah historic district is paved with narrow cobblestone streets and has a large number of historic buildings, many of which serve as primary residences.

 

The 100’ TDA is built on a Spartan Gladiator® chassis with the Spartan Advanced Protection System® (APS), standard on Spartan® apparatus. This TDA features a 500 lb. ladder tip load, narrow 14’ outrigger spread, and exceptional equipment and ladder storage to support technical rescue operations. The compact design of the ladder optimizes tiller driver visibility making it safer and more efficient in tight quarters.

 

“Savannah Fire Department has a long history with Ladder Tower products,” said Jonathan Wyman, sales manager for Peach State Emergency Vehicles. “We are excited for the delivery of this new apparatus which will help them respond to the needs of the community safely, quickly, and efficiently.”

 

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About Spartan Emergency Response

Spartan Emergency Response, a North American leader in the emergency response market and part of the REV Group, includes brands Spartan Authorized Parts, Spartan Factory Service Centers, Spartan Chassis Fire, SmealTM, and Ladder TowerTM. Spartan Emergency Response vehicles are well known for safety, quality, durability, aftermarket product support, and first-to-market innovation. The company operates facilities in Michigan, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, and Nebraska.

 

 

About REV Group, Inc.

REV Group (REVG) is a leading designer, manufacturer, and distributor of specialty vehicles and related aftermarket parts and services. We serve a diversified customer base, primarily in the United States, through three segments: Fire & Emergency, Commercial, and Recreation. We provide customized vehicle solutions for applications, including essential needs for public services (ambulances, fire apparatus, school buses, and transit buses), commercial infrastructure (terminal trucks and industrial sweepers) and consumer leisure (recreational vehicles). Our diverse portfolio is made up of well-established principal vehicle brands, including many of the most recognizable names within their industry. Several of our brands pioneered their specialty vehicle product categories and date back more than 50 years. REV Group trades on the NYSE under the symbol REVG. Investors-REVG

 

 



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