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Offline wfd444

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new rescues and pumpers
« on: November 29, 2017, 03:00:04 PM »
Why did the city let a contract to Ferrara for heavy rescues instead of KME? Also, what is the status of the 89 pumpers order?

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new rescues and pumpers
« on: November 29, 2017, 03:00:04 PM »

Offline Bulldog

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Re: new rescues and pumpers
« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2017, 10:04:42 PM »
Do you have information that the new rescues were actually ordered?  The bids were received a long time ago, I believe the bid prices are posted here somewhere, yet at last report no actual order had been placed.

Offline wfd444

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Re: new rescues and pumpers
« Reply #2 on: November 30, 2017, 12:54:54 AM »
ferrara said they r doing aerials n rescues when i asked them

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Re: new rescues and pumpers
« Reply #3 on: November 30, 2017, 06:12:39 PM »
Steve Bournias do u have any pending fdny orders for apparatus at this time?
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Offline wfd444

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Re: new rescues and pumpers
« Reply #4 on: December 01, 2017, 05:13:52 PM »
Ferrara proudly confirmed on Face Book that they will be manufacturing rescues and aerials for FDNY. Why? The city awards contracts to lowest bidders. KME was lower than Ferrara on the heavy rescues. What is the status of a pumper order for 89 trucks? Did KME get it or not? Why if they did is there no mention on their website and no reply to me on their Face Book page?

Offline Jedi1973

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Re: new rescues and pumpers
« Reply #5 on: December 02, 2017, 10:43:50 AM »
Interesting, in as much as the current Ferrara Rescues are not ten years old yet? I wander how the new Ferrara rescues will differ from the current ones? Why the early order? If there was such a massive issue with the original rescues as this order wpuld suggest, is it prudent for the city to go with the same supplier? Crew cabs maybe!! 😳😳

Offline raybrag

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Re: new rescues and pumpers
« Reply #6 on: December 02, 2017, 10:50:44 AM »
I believe the standard replacement cycle for rescues is 7 years.  Crew cabs?  I doubt it very much.  Tried that with the HMEs . . . crews didn't like it.  They want to ride in the back.
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Re: new rescues and pumpers
« Reply #7 on: December 02, 2017, 11:24:06 AM »
I believe the standard replacement cycle for rescues is 7 years.  Crew cabs?  I doubt it very much.  Tried that with the HMEs . . . crews didn't like it.  They want to ride in the back.
Ray, I actually believe it's a 6 year cycle for the Rescues and Hazmats units, I tried to look it up but I couldn't find the information.  I certainly agree about the crew cabs, they tried that one time in the members really hated it.  In addition it made the trucks that much longer which cause problems.  The firefighters on the Rescues want to be in the back so they can get equipment ready before they arrive on the scene.

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Re: new rescues and pumpers
« Reply #8 on: December 02, 2017, 06:03:42 PM »
"Thank you for messaging KME. We will return you message soon addressing your question or request and thank you for choosing KME. KME Fire Apparatus http://kmefire.com/ "

Have requested confirmation of NYC order for 89 pumpers.

Offline TLTruckie

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« Reply #9 on: December 03, 2017, 11:39:28 PM »
Ferara did get  the bid for the new rescues , and they are on a 7 year replacement .  They are in the proses of working out a few " line item "now.  Very little change in the new rigs from the 2011 models. No need to reinvent the wheel.  Hopeful to start building them soon.

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« Reply #10 on: December 04, 2017, 06:54:00 AM »
Ok good. Why Ferrara and NOT KME? KME bid lower and has delivered 91 pumpers from 2014 till 2016 so why bypass them on the rescues?

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Re: new rescues and pumpers
« Reply #11 on: December 04, 2017, 09:38:40 AM »
You accepted KME Fire Apparatus's request.
8:17AM

Thank you for your question Steve. KME does have a contract but no trucks are currently on order under the contract. Have a nice day.

 

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