Oran Fire Protection District

Oran Fire Protection District, Weis Quick Attack

Oran Fire Protection District Oran, Missouri Specifications Type: QA300RM Tank: 300 Gallon Pump: a Hale model HPX200-KBD24 powered by a 24hp Kubota diesel engine Truck Body: Crew Cab Chassis: 2018 Dodge 5500 Chassis Additional Features ·         Remote start/stop throttle controls ·         Rear mount pump controls ·         All plumbing is heavy duty welded stainless steel plumbing ·         Front ground sweeps ·         […]

Weis FDIC Demo

Weis FDIC Demo, Weis Quick Attack

Weis FDIC Demo Specifications Type: QA400 WROPS Tank: 400 Gallons Pump: Hale model HPX200-KB24 Truck Body: 2018 Ford F-550 Chassis: Super Cab Additional Features Top mount pump controls Remote start/stop throttle controls Hale Smart Foam Class A foam system Heavy duty welded stainless steel plumbing TFT EF1 with joystick control & electrically operated valve, located at the front of the bumper […]

We Have NFPA 1906 Compliant WROPS and So Can You!

Weis Fire WROPS apparatus at FDIC

We Have NFPA 1906 Compliant WROPS and So Can You! We just recently introduced our NFPA 1906 Compliant Weis Rollover Protection System at the FDIC in Indy.  In fact, you can see the truck we built on the Recent Deliveries section on our website. We specifically built this unit to meet or exceed NFPA 1906 and comply the SAE […]

Wilmot Fire & Rescue

Wilmot Fire & Rescue, Weis Quick Attack

Wilmot Fire & Rescue Wilmot, Ohio Specifications Type: QA300 WROPS Tank:  300 Gallon Pump: Hale model HPX300-KBD24 Truck Body: 2017 Dodge 5500 Chassis: Crew Cab Additional Features ·         Front ground sweeps ·         TFT Tornado with joystick control and electrically operated valve located at the front of the apparatus ·         Heavy duty polished aluminum booster reel ·         Whelen flood light mounted on […]

Approaching Debut of 1906 WROPS

building a WROPS apparatus

Approaching Debut of 1906 WROPS Approaching Debut of 1906 WROPS Well, it’s been a few months since we last talked about the new 1906 ROPS system that is coming down the pike.  We have been very, very busy and are currently working on the design and testing of our new 1906 compliant ROPS system for wildland fire […]

NFPA Roll Cage Protection

Fire Apparatus walkway

NFPA Roll Cage Protection In my last blog, I shared with you how the new NFPA 1906 rollover protection system has come about.  I stated that it was almost exclusively due to one manufacturer pushing his safety agenda on the rest of the industry and the fire service. We displayed a very nice truck at FDIC […]

NFPA Rollover Origins

Weis Quick Attack being built

NFPA Rollover Origins In last week’s blog, I talked about the new NFPA 1906 standard that take affect January 1, 2016.  I said that I would be discussing why this change has come about and how we, along with peers and customers, feel about this. This change in regulations is, in large part, due to an […]

NFPA Proposed Pump and Roll Firefighting Riding Position

Weis Quick Attack in production

NFPA Proposed Pump and Roll Firefighting Riding Position Mike Weis, President & General Manager, Weis Fire & Safety Effective January 1, 2016, the Standard for Wildland Fire Apparatus is going to make a dramatic change under NFPA 1906.  It will state that if you are riding externally on a vehicle, you must be seated in […]

Travis County ESD #10

Travis County ESD #10, Weis Quick Attack

Travis County ESD #10 Ce-Bar, TX Specifications Type: QA400RM Tank: UPF 400 gallons water / 10 foam Pump: Hale HPX200 KBD24 – 24HP Kubota Diesel Truck Body: 9.2′ Extruded Aluminum Fire Body w/ WROPS Chassis: Ford F-550 4×4 Super Cab Additional Features ·         41″ Continental Super Single Tire Package w/ 4″ lift kit ·         Code 3 LED warning light system […]