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Apparatus ready to roll into FDIC 2024

From electric fire engines to enhanced communication for command, there is something for everyone to see at the show


Manufacturers will unveil the latest in tech and innovation on the exhibit hall floor.

Pierce Manufacturing

By FireRescue1 Staff

INDIANAPOLIS — Fire apparatus from around the country are rolling into Indianapolis next week for FDIC 2024, showcasing the latest advancements in apparatus accessories and technology.

Whether you are evaluating vehicle features for a future purchase or admiring the newest innovations in fire apparatus, the exhibit floor has something to offer everyone.

Discover how public safety vehicle manufacturers are showcasing the types of apparatus they’re featuring. Visit the FireRescue1 FDIC Resource Center for the most recent updates from Indianapolis.

Pierce to showcase 12 fire apparatus
New technologies and initiatives for efficiency and safety

APPLETON, Wis. — Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation, will feature 12 fire apparatus with the newest design elements and the latest advancements in fire apparatus and groundbreaking technologies at FDIC 2024.

“Pierce Manufacturing is dedicated to remaining at the forefront of fire and emergency service innovation, as will be demonstrated by our latest offerings at FDIC 2024,” President of Pierce Manufacturing Bob Schulz said. “From the advanced features of our Enforcer Volterra electric fire truck and diverse lineup of fire apparatus on display, to our industry-leading safety technologies and the engaging new Pierce Dispatch podcast, we’re excited to connect with the firefighting community, share our knowledge, and showcase dedication to enhancing safety, performance, and efficiency in emergency response.”

Featured fire apparatus will include:

• Enforcer Volterra Electric Pumper (Pierce Stock)

• Enforcer Pumper with a PACCAR MX-13 Big Block Engine (Ten-8 Fire Equipment Field Unit)

• Enforcer Pumper with a top-mounted pump panel (Indianapolis, IN)

• Enforcer Pumper equipped with Pierce TAK-4 T3™ Tight Turning Technology on a single axle (Cambridge, MA)

• Enforcer PUC™ Pumper with flow capabilities up to 2000 GPM and extreme-duty HVAC system (Pierce Stock)

• Enforcer PUC Pumper equipped with a PACCAR MX-13 Engine (Omaha, NE)

• Enforcer Heavy-Duty Rescue Pumper with new body style (Pierce Stock)

• Enforcer Ascendant® 100’ Heavy-Duty Aerial Tower with mid-mount configuration (Lawrenceburg, KY)

• Enforcer Ascendant 107’ Heavy-Duty Tiller (Jacksonville, FL)

• Enforcer Ascendant 107’ Heavy-Duty Ladder – Single Rear Axle (Pierce Stock)

• Enforcer 105' Heavy-Duty Steel Ladder (Lowell, MA)

• Velocity® Non-Walk-In Heavy-Duty Rescue (Walkersville, MD)

Featured technology will include:

• Pierce Volterra EV Experience

• PACCAR MX-13 Big Block Engine

• ClearSky™ Fully Integrated Telematics Solution

• HiViz Connect Warning Light System

• Actus Traffic Regulator Sign

Visit the Pierce display at FDIC booths #5300 and #5321 near the Capital Corridor and in the Lucas Oil Stadium.

REV Fire Group exhibits 16 fire apparatus, including the All-Electric Vector
Live product walkarounds on Thursday and Friday


REV Groups’ Vector electric fire engine.

REV Group/Facebook

OCALA, Fla. — REV Fire Group, which includes REV Group, Inc. fire apparatus brands E-ONE, KME, Ferrara, Spartan Fire Chassis, Spartan Emergency Response, Smeal, and Ladder Tower, will present 16 of the latest in fire apparatus innovation and design including the Vector pumper, the first North American-style all-electric fire truck, during FDIC 2024.

“FDIC is an important show for all of our REV Fire Group brands – we get to showcase what sets our brands apart from each other and how our apparatus can help meet a fire department’s exact needs to best serve and protect their community,” REV Specialty Vehicles Segment Presdent Mike Virnig said. “We’re looking forward to talking with our current customers and introducing potential new customers to REV Fire Group’s fire apparatus innovation.”

REV Fire Group will host ‘REV It Up Coffee and Conversation with FDIC Live’ each morning, and ‘REV It Up Happy Hour’ and live product walk-arounds on Thursday and Friday. This will include Tiller Time Miller Time on Thursday which focuses on Tractor Drawn Aerial products.

Visit the following REV Fire Group booths:

  • REV Fire Group Booth #4200
  • E-ONE Booth #4401
  • Ferrara Booth #3701
  • KME Booth #3901
  • Spartan Emergency Response Booth #4301

Rosenbauer’s RTX Experience on display
Electric fire engines from Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia to be on display


A Rosenbauer RTX electric fire engine for Vancouver Fire Rescue Services.

Rosenbauer International

WYOMING, Minn. — Rosenbauer America, a global leader in firefighting solutions, announces the return of the highly anticipated Beyond Electric RTX Experience. Attendees will have the exclusive opportunity to immerse themselves in the innovative world of the latest fire apparatus and firefighting technology as Rosenbauer America showcases its groundbreaking RTX Electric Fire Truck.

“Upon encountering the RTX for the first time, it is common for individuals to immediately associate it with an electric fire engine, but it is so much more,” Vice President of Sales and Marketing Jay Johnson said. “The RTX Experience will allow attendees to explore features that truly distinguish the RTX and see firsthand why it is not just an electric fire engine; rather, it is a game-changer in the fire service.”

Specifically built for the Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services and the Victoria Fire Department, these vehicles represent the latest advancements in fire apparatus. Rosenbauer’s commitment to providing tailored solutions is evident in these deliveries, as they are designed to meet the unique needs of these world-class fire departments.

Visit the Rosenbauer display at FDIC booth #3407.

Darley displays smart network in Command Vehicle Package
Darley’s “Data First” command and control center enhances communication in tough environments


Ford Bronco upfitted by Darley


ITASCA, Ill. — Darley’s Command Vehicle Package uses smart network aggregation, combining LTE and satellite technologies to maintain strong connections in challenging environments with three LTE signals and a satellite antenna.

This system is crucial for enhancing public safety communications and operations. It facilitates improved collaboration, proactive problem-solving, and swift responses in emergencies through Azure-based solutions and AI integration.

No specialized training is needed to use this technology, which supports standard first responder procedures. Darley partners with Microsoft, Ford, and other key industry players to develop this innovative solution.

Visit the Darley display at FDIC booth #3557.

Are you at the conference? Stop by the Lexipol booth #1501 to say hello, suggest an article, or recommend a podcast guest!