Phoenix Fire Apparatus is Ferrara Fire Apparatus’ Newest Dealer

Holden, LA – Ferrara Fire Apparatus, Inc., America’s premier custom fire apparatus manufacturer, today announced another major addition to its dealer network. Phoenix Fire Apparatus, LLC of Sumter, South Carolina has agreed to become the newest Ferrara dealer in the USA, covering all of South Carolina and north Georgia.  Phoenix Fire Apparatus is led by company president and longtime Ferrara veteran Kent Cummings.

Ferrara Fire Apparatus Inc. President/CEO Chris Ferrara commented on Phoenix and Mr. Cummings. “We are extremely pleased to have Kent and his new company select Ferrara Fire Apparatus as the manufacturer they will represent in South Carolina and North Georgia. Kent has years and years of experience selling our product and we believe he will make an immediate impact for us.”

Phoenix Fire Apparatus is completing a new service center in Sumter, scheduled to open 1 November 2013. The 7500 square foot facility can accommodate up to eight fire trucks and also has 2000 square feet of office space. Phoenix has two EVT certified service technicians on staff to perform repairs and service in-house, as well as a complete inventory of parts and equipment. The company also provides road service with EVT certified technicians at fire departments’ locations.

“I’m very excited to be part of the Ferrara team,” said Phoenix President Kent Cummings. “We have in-house and mobile service capabilities in place so we can provide the excellent level of customer service expected of a top flight dealership. Also, we have the product offering and experience to make an immediate impact on our South Carolina and northern Georgia sales territories.”

Ferrara Fire Apparatus manufactures a full line of fire, emergency and rescue vehicles. The company offers the Ultra, Inferno, Igniter, Ember and Intruder custom fire chassis.  These, along with a wide selection of commercial chassis, are converted into pumpers, tankers, rear and mid-mount aerial ladders and platforms, rescues and incident command vehicles and high-flow industrial apparatus. A leading innovator in the industry, Ferrara takes pride in offering such firefighter safety items as the MVP Multi-Vocational Pumper, On-Site Tilt Table Testing, Cab and Body NFPA Compliant Crash Testing, Independent Front Suspension, Complete Airbag Protection, and SmartWheel steering systems. 

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