The Rockford Fire Department was founded in 1881 and serves the second largest city in the state of Illinois. The department is made up of dedicated men and women who respond to nearly 30,000 calls every year.
Coverage: 68 sq mi
From The Chief
Chief Derek Bergsten
"Considering our call volume and congested city traffic, we need fleet uniformity and uncompromising safety. We can stop sooner, ride smoother and reach farther with our Ascendant PUC configuration."
Greg Hinkens is the sales representative from MacQueen Emergency that worked directly with the Rockford Fire Department on their Enforcer Ascendant 107' Heavy-Duty Ladder. MacQueen is a full line sales and service distributor of fire apparatus and equipment for Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota.