The Carl Metz company was founded in Heidelberg, Germany in 1842, by Carl Metz, he was also the founder of the first voluntary fire fdepartment in Germany. In 1905 the company moved from Heidelberg to Carlsruhe to meet the increasing demand for fire equipment in Germany. Carl Metz played an importand role in the development and innovation of the steel turntable ladder.

The Carl Metz company is now owned by Rosenbauer.




Ladder trucks
1974 -1985


Fire trucks



Rescue trucks
1976 -1979


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Ahrens-Fox * American LaFrance * Bachert * Cadillac Gage * Daf * Dennis * Ford * Geesink
Kronenburg * Magirus Deutz * Magirus Deutz ladder trucks * Maxim * Metz
Metz II * Oshkosh * Pirsh * Seagrave * Spangler Dual * Sutphen

Albert Baas, Heeten, Netherlands
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