HOLDEN, LA – July 12, 2023 – Ferrara Fire Apparatus, Inc., a subsidiary of REV Group® and leading manufacturer of custom-built, heavy-duty fire apparatus, has announced the Corteva Agriscience Fire Department has taken delivery of a Ferrara Inferno® Industrial Pumper.
This multipurpose response pumper will be used for industrial urban interface and petrochemical mutual aid responses. It will be outfitted to respond to such emergencies as petroleum fires, vapor mitigation, Hazmat, medical, technical, and confined space rescue responses.
Top features of the Ferrara Inferno Industrial Pumper include:
- Inferno Chassis
- Cummins® X12 500 HP engine
- 2,000 GPM Hale 8FG Single Stage Pump
- 500-gallon water tank
- 250-gallon foam tank
- 90 GPM Accumaz Fusion Foam system
- 48’ feet of ladders
- Clean cab technology
- Air Purification System
Corteva Agriscience is an agricultural chemical and seed company in Pittsburgh, CA, active in the research and production of seeds, seed traits and treatments, crop protection, digital services, and inoculants.
Robbie Morris, Fire Chief of Corteva’s Fire Department, said he worked closely with Ferrara engineers to develop the pump schematic that is typically seen on much larger industrial pumpers, including capacity for 500 gallons of water, 250 gallons of foam and two independent remote controlled 1250 GPM master streams on top.
“We worked with Ferrara to adjust the parameters of the pumper, so it can effectively respond to and mitigate over 300 worst-case scenarios for which we have mapped out action plans,” Morris said.
“Industrial firefighting has its own set of challenges, and we were honored to work with Corteva to design a configuration to suit its many needs,” said Jim Stover, Sales Manager, Ferrara.
About Ferrara Fire Apparatus, Inc.
Ferrara, a subsidiary of REV Group, builds custom, heavy-duty fire apparatus for municipal and industrial fire departments. Located in Holden, Louisiana, Ferrara is focused on protecting firefighting personnel with a custom chassis line and extruded aluminum body that exceeds NFPA and industry safety requirements. For over 30 years, Ferrara has led performance standards by delivering custom-engineered fire trucks that provide maximum response capabilities.
About REV Group, Inc.
REV Group companies are leading designers and manufacturers of specialty vehicles and related aftermarket parts and services. Our companies serve a diversified customer base, primarily in the United States, through three segments: Fire & Emergency, Commercial, and Recreation. They 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). REV’s 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.