New Ferrara Fire Apparatus dealer in Tennessee

American Emergency Response Training

Ferrara Fire Apparatus, Inc., America’s premier custom fire apparatus manufacturer, announced today American Emergency Response Training will be their new dealer in Tennessee. American Emergency Response Training is led by President Jody Rood from their Rockford, Tennessee headquarters. Working alongside Mr. Rood will be longtime Ferrara sales representative, Jeff Bagwell. In addition to servicing his accounts, Mr. Bagwell will also be the sales manager for American.


“We’re extremely excited to have American ERT on board as our dealer in Tennessee,” said Chris Ferrara, President/CEO of Ferrara Fire Apparatus. “We have a large number of customers across the state and the team that Jody Rood has assembled, given their experience with our products, will be very successful.”


American Emergency Response Training has been very successful conducting all types of emergency response training, in Tennessee and across the country. In recent years the company has branched into equipment sales at the request of their growing customer base. Apparatus sales was the next logical step in the company’s growth. “At American ERT we have been blessed with the trust of our long time and new customers. This trust is tested each time we recommend a solution for their Emergency Response Program. This relationship with Ferrara allows us to include the highest quality fire apparatus for our loyal customers. We are excited to be part of the Ferrara Family and look forward to serving the needs of the Fire Departments and Emergency Service Organizations in Tennessee,” said company President Jody Rood.


Ferrara Fire Apparatus manufactures a full line of fire, emergency and rescue vehicles. The company offers the Ultra, Inferno, Igniter and Cinder custom fire chassis, 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. Additionally, the Ultra, Inferno, Igniter and Cinder chassis are available with the popular F-Shield corrosion protection system, which has proven extremely popular in northern climates that are concerned with corrosive materials used on winter roads.

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