As we enter 2021, American ERT hopes that each of you remain safe during these challenging times. We hope that you will take a few minutes to read our January product briefing.


Fire Apparatus


American ERT is proud to serve as the Tennessee Dealer for Ferrara Fire Apparatus and for Alexis Fire Apparatus


Ferrara is known for building top of the line, custom fire apparatus, using marine grade aluminum. Ferrara apparatus are now available through the Sourcewell Purchasing Consortium. Our Ferrara product specialist is now Jerome Rood, who has over 30 years of fire service experience, including positions as a Battalion Chief and Instructor, and has specified numerous fire apparatus for his own department.

Alexis has been a family-owned business since 1947 and is known for building top of the line apparatus using stainless steel construction. From custom pumpers to brush trucks to tankers, Alexis can construct the vehicle you need. Alexis is in the process of building a mini pumper for the Fire Department of Mt. Juliet (FDMJ). Please take a moment to look at the attached in-progress photo.


For help constructing the fire apparatus to meet your department’s needs, give us a call.


  • Alexis Fire Apparatus: Chris Allen (615) 686-7687

·       Ferrara Fire Apparatus: Jerome Rood (865) 389-1022                                                           


Demo Apparatus


AERT currently has a Ferrara 107’ Quint that is available for immediate delivery. This rig could be purchased directly, through several purchasing consortiums, or through lease / purchase programs. Please take a moment to review the attached information regarding this great rig,


Rope / Water Rescue


If your department needs to add, upgrade, or replace your rope / water rescue equipment, AERT offers one of the diverse product lines of any dealer in the state. In addition, our team of instructors use this equipment daily, in both training scenarios and in real world responses with their home departments. Here are some of the product lines we represent:    CMC    PETZL    PMI    NRS   RIT Safety Solutions     Sterling Ropes

SAR Equipment - Firefighter Bailout Systems - Arborist Safety Gear - Rock N Rescue  ROCK N RESCUE


If you would like advice about the best products to meet your response needs or need pricing, contact Corban Rood @ (865) 609-7020 or When necessary, we will have one of our technical rescue instructors contact you to ensure that you are aware of the best solutions for your needs.


Turnout Gear


AERT is proud to represent Innotex turnout gear. This gear is worn by our fire suppression instructors, who conduct live fire training across the United States each week. Innotex now has their own line of state of the art, dual certified Technical Rescue / Wildland PPE. Here is a link to this great product:


Replacement Hose Bed Covers / Portable Tanks


If you need to replace a hose bed cover or want an easy to drain / easy to see at night portable (dump) tank, Husky Portable Containment has a product to meet your needs.


Husky Portable Containment | Folding Frame Tanks | Spill Containment


We know that as leaders in your organizations, you are contacted by many vendors. We hope that you will consider Tennessee based / firefighter owned American ERT for your needs.


Replacement Hose Bed Covers / Portable Tanks


Be safe!