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I NEED Inserance for a Tower Ladder Truck!

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  • I NEED Inserance for a Tower Ladder Truck!

    I am at my wits end. I have a used Tower Ladder Truck and I need insurance. I have tried all the standard and NON-standard ways to get insurance, but all the insurance companies keep saying "We Can't Insure You"! I want to use the Truck to show but I also want to work with my Tower. I will NOT BE DOING ANY FIREFIGHTING WITH IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Can anyone help me find Insurance? I am looking for the Insurance in the State of Florida.

  • #2
    Quit calling it a fire truck and say it is a bucket truck, or a tree trimming truck. Without ladder certs, they still may balk


    • #3
      I am NOT calling it a Fire Truck, they keep TELLING me that is "What it was BUILT for"! I said what about old MED units that auto or truck mechanics use, most told me well they cant be used to fight Fires.
      Last edited by WiFire; 04-26-2018, 04:59 PM.


      • #4
        Hundreds of SPAAMFAA members have insured all varieties of fire apparatus. Have you checked with your local SPAAMFAA chapter?
        Opinions my own. Standard disclaimers apply.

        Everyone goes home. Safety begins with you.


        • #5
          That's the issue- you want to use it for commercial purposes. You need to contact a commercial insurance carrier. Have you stopped in at an agent and spoke with them face to face? As others have said above, talk to some commercial outfits that have fire apparatus for movie shoots, tree trimming, etc.

          And you do have a CDL, yes?
          "Loyalty Above all Else. Except Honor."


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