Sioux Falls, SD (KELO AM) - Fire trucks are big business, and more will be on the on the way to Saudi Arabia from Rosenbauer in Lyons.
The company has signed a contract for 800 vehicles, valued at more than $200 million dollars. Of the 800 vehicles, 470 will be built in Lyons. They will consist of big pumper trucks, lighting vehicles and mini rescue vehicles.
The rest will be built at Rosenbauer facilities in Europe.
The vehicles are meant to upgrade and enhance firefighting capabilities and enhance civil defense services.
Rosenbauer in Lyons exported more than 350 vecles to Saudi Arabia last year.