VIDEO: Fireboat for Kuwait is packed with innovations

A FireStorm 50’ fireboat delivered by Kingston, Ontario, headquartered MetalCraft Marine Inc. (MCM) to the Kuwait Fire Service Directorate incorporates the very latest in technology available for fire fighting and search and

Secaucus FD puts Lake Assault fireboat into service

The Secaucus Fire Department, in Hudson County, N.J., placed a 28-foot Lake Assault Boats firefighting and rescue craft into service earlier this summer. The department’s firefighting and emergency response area includes a

Port Canaveral gets $1.5 million in state funding for new fireboat

The Canaveral Port Authority will receive $1.5 million in funding from the State of Florida to support the acquisition of a specialized fireboat to provide marine firefighting and rescue capabilities for Port

Lake Assault fireboat enters service on 835-acre Georgia reservoir

Homes and power stations around Lake Rabun, an 835-acre Georgia reservoir with 25 miles of shoreline, are now being protected by a 26 ft fireboat built by Superior, Wis., based Lake Assault

VIDEO: Metal Shark to build next gen Miami-Dade fireboats

Jeanerette, La., headquartered shipbuilder Metal Shark is to build the next generation of fire boats for the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department. Miami-Dade has selected the Metal Shark “50 Defiant X” fireboat, a

Historic NYC fireboat has dazzling new look

JULY 27, 2018 — Commemorating the centenary of the ending of World War I, the historic retired New York City fireboat John J. Harvey has been given a striking dazzle camouflage paint

Unmanned fireboat could be a game changer

FEBRUARY 5, 2018 — A radically new remotely-operated, unmanned fireboat promises to allow first responders to attack dangerous port fires more aggressively and safely than ever before. Developed by Vancouver-based naval architectural

Coast Guard, FDNY respond to NYC Ferry grounding

DECEMBER 28, 2017 — Coast Guard and partner agency crews last night responded to a ferry aground with 27 people aboard near Rockaway Inlet, New York. The Flyer, an 80-foot New York

Pittsburgh takes delivery of Lake Assault fireboat

NOVEMBER 10, 2017 — Superior, WI, based Lake Assault Boats has delivered a 34-foot, high-performance fireboat to the Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire in Pittsburgh, PA. The fireboat, named after Pittsburgh’s first female

VIDEO: Silver Ships to commission multi-mission patrol boat

JULY 24, 2017 — A 38 ft multi-mission patrol boat for Montauk Harbor, Montauk, NY, will be officially dedicated with a “splash down” ceremony in Montauk on July 26. The vessel is