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Always a visionary, Larry F. Reber, President, designed the first vacuum apparatus specifically for fire service at the request of a local department. He and Rebecca Reber started Reberland Equipment Inc. in 1974 selling and servicing farm equipment along with light commercial products. In 1985, New Pittsburg, Ohio Fire Department requested that we build a vacuum unit on their present chassis, a 1971 (IH) Loadstar. Larry's approach to fire service was unencumbered by the paradigms of the past. After careful research and design, the 1st "Firovac™" was built.

Firovac™ Trucks are Truly Made by Firefighters for Firefighters!

Welcome to our website! We have recently made some changes to our site in hopes to benefit our customers and viewers! This site is a place where you can discover how to IMPROVE firefighting capabilities, specifically for urban-rural fire departments.  Facing ever increasing challenges like...
The most efficient use of water from any tanker is to unload water into a drop tank, either supplied by the unit being driven or by another unit. This drop tank is like another truck in the system because it provides water to the pumper while allowing the tanker to get more water.  Because water is...
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