Brevard County Fire Rescue Engine 43’s Sutphen Pumper Involved in Minor Crash Sunday On Merritt Island
By Space Coast Daily // February 2, 2020
BCFR crew was uninjured, driver transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries
BREVARD COUNTY • MERRITT ISLAND, FLORIDA – Brevard County Fire Rescue Engine 43’s Sutphen Corporation pumper was struck at a traffic light Sunday afternoon on Merritt Island.
“Our crew was uninjured, but the driver of the pickup was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries,” said Brevard County Fire Rescue officials on social media.
“The workmanship, quality and pride that Sutphen puts into these vehicles are why we trust them with our lives.”
Sutphen is in its 130th year of operation, making it the oldest continuously owned and operated fire apparatus manufacturers in the country.
Sutphen produces all types of fire-related vehicles on their own chassis including the usual engines, ladders, and rescues but also provides bodies for commercial chassis applications.
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