NESQUEHONING, Pa. – Oct. 10, 2023 KME, a subsidiary of REV Group, Inc., and a leading manufacturer of fire apparatus, announces the delivery of a Tractor Drawn Aerial (TDA) to the West Palm Beach Fire Department ( Florida). This marks the first TDA ordered for the city of West Palm Beach. The unit was sold by South Florida Emergency Vehicles, the authorized KME® dealer in Florida.

The AerialCat™ TDA delivered to the West Palm Fire Department is equipped with

  • KME Severe Service™ MFD Cab
  • Cummins X12 500 HP Engine
  • Allison 4000 EVS Transmission
  • Steertek NXT Front Axle
  • Tema Driveline Retarder
  • Harrison 8kw Generator
  • Danhard HVAC system for tillerman cab

The West Palm Beach Fire Department is an all-hazards response agency with nine stations which cover 58 square miles and protect over 118,000 residents as well as the millions of visitors to the city each year.

In addition to the delivery of the 101’ TDA, West Palm Beach Fire Department has ordered a 103’ 4 Section Tandem Axle KME Tuff Truck. The Tuff Tuck has a compact design that is built to navigate around tight city streets yet includes a water capacity of up to 650 gallons of water and up to 249 cubic feet of body capacity for enhanced firefighting capability.

“KME is honored to have the opportunity to provide top quality fire apparatus to the dedicated members of the West Palm Beach Fire Department and looks forward to continuing this partnership in the future,” said Chris McClung, vice president of sales, REV Fire Group.