Latest News

Ewing Township, New Jersey, Buys Trio of Smeal™ and LTC™ Aerials; First Updated Squrt® Articulating Water Tower Headed to Prospect Heights Volunteer Fire Co. 1

Ladder Tower Co. 54-foot Squrt, 65-foot TeleSqurt® and Smeal 100-foot Rear Mount Platform to serve at three volunteer departments in Ewing Township EPHRATA, PENN. (July 23, 2015) – Ladder Tower Co. (LTC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Smeal Fire Apparatus Co., announced today that Ewing Township, New Jersey, has ordered for its three fire departments three different aerials: a 54-foot Squrt® Articulating Water Tower, a 65-foot TeleSqurt® Telescoping Boom-Ladder and a Smeal™ 100-foot rear mount platform. New Jersey Emergency Vehicles, Smeal’s New Jersey dealer, sold the apparatus and provides warranty and service support for all three departments. “Smeal and LTC’s […]

LTC @ FDIC 2015

You’ll be able to see the updated LTC TeleSqurt in Smeal/LTC Booth #3536 at the upcoming FDIC.

Watertown F.D. (CT) Buys LTC 100′ Rear Mount Platform

A new LTC 100-RMP will be headed home to Watertown F.D. Watertown Fire Department protects the citizens of Watertown, CT.  The department was founded in the winter of 1894, when six major fires hit the town on six consecutive nights. After the final fire destroyed Citizen’s Hall, the call went out to form a volunteer fire department.  50 volunteers responded and today Watertown FD has more than 100 active members proudly serving the community.  Chief Larry Black leads the department. For more information, visit

Medina, Ohio, Purchases First Upgraded TeleSqurt®

Medina TeleSqurt Telescoping Aerial Boom

Exclusive Three-Section Boom Design Provides 65’ Vertical Reach, 60’ Horizontal Reach and Compact Wheelbase for the Maneuverability of a Pumper; Features Upgraded Electrical System and Controls SNYDER, NEB. (December 15, 2014) – Smeal Fire Apparatus Co., a leading fire and rescue apparatus manufacturer, announced today that Medina Fire Department, Ohio, has purchased the first 65-foot TeleSqurt®  Telescoping Aerial Boom to be sold since their acquisition of the assets of LTI.  Smeal purchased the assets of LTI, including the TeleSqurt technical data package, in June.   The new TeleSqurt is scheduled to be delivered in late spring. “The TeleSqurt seemed to be […]