SUPERIOR, Wis. May 23, 2017) – Lake Assault Boats, a leading manufacturer of purpose-built and mission-specific fire and rescue boats, has one of its fireboats on duty with the Waconia Fire Department in Waconia, Minnesota. The custom-built craft, named GUARDIAN, was placed into service on Lake Waconia late last summer, and has already responded to […]
We have another patrol boat added to our list of deliveries this year! Last week we delivered this patrol boat to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office Water Patrol Unit. This boat is a 28′ x 9′ 6″ landing craft, with a full width pilot house that is CBRNE compliant. This patrol boat has Twin Mercury […]
Lineup to showcase the company’s quality, innovation, and versatility. SUPERIOR, Wis. (April 19, 2017) – Lake Assault Boats, part of Fraser Shipyards and a leading manufacturer of purpose-built, mission-specific fire and rescue boats, is displaying two vessels at booth #9214 April 27-29 at the Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) Exhibition in Indianapolis, Indiana. On view will […]
Stop by March 4th & 5th and see our Demo 8 fireboat at the Pittsburgh Fire Rescue & EMS Expo. We are in booth 206!
Scheduled for a Summer 2017 delivery, powerful firefighting system features 3,000 gpm pump. SUPERIOR, Wis. (Feb. 14, 2017) – Lake Assault Boats, a leading manufacturer of purpose-built and mission-specific fire and rescue boats, has been chosen to construct a 34-foot fireboat by the Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire in Pittsburgh, Penn. The fireboat will respond to […]
Versatile and reconfigurable craft will accommodate tours, charters, taxi, and retail services. SUPERIOR, Wis. (January 31, 2017) – Lake Assault Boats, a subsidiary of Capstan Corporation and a leading manufacturer of purpose-built and mission-specific work boats, fireboats, and rescue vessels, has been selected from a field of four competitors to build a fleet of 43 […]
This 31′ x 11′ patrol boat was delivered to the Rockland County Sheriff’s Department this week in Pomona, NY. She powers through the water with Twin 300 HP Mercury Verado outboards. This boat has a cuddy cabin, a walk-around cabin with aft, port & starboard weather tight doors, a Gilman collar system, push knees, heat […]
By Shelley Nelson on Jan. 10, 2017 Duluth News Tribune When San Antonio residents and tourists mark the Texas city’s tricentennial in 2018, a Superior-based company will play a role in the celebration. The new barges will be manufactured at Lake Assault’s headquarters on the grounds of Fraser Shipyards in Superior, where the company announced […]
One-person fireboat crew delivers uninterrupted water supply to group of tenders. SUPERIOR, Wis. (January 4, 2017) – Lake Assault Boats, a leading manufacturer of purpose-built and mission-specific fire and rescue boats, reported that one of its fireboats, from Linn Township, Wisconsin, was called upon to support firefighting teams from several departments to fight a large […]
12/22/2016 By Alan M. Petrillo Two fire boats by Lake Assault Boats have supported firefighting teams in two Wisconsin areas – Superior and Lake Geneva – with one of the support missions coming as the boat was undergoing final testing before delivery to its new owner. Chad DuMars, vice president of operations for Lake Assault […]
Boat supplies water to the Superior, WI Fire Dept. and then heads to the City of Newburgh, NY. SUPERIOR, Wis. (October 25, 2016) – Lake Assault Boats, a leading manufacturer of purpose-built and mission-specific fire and rescue boats, recently assisted the Superior, Wisconsin Fire Department in its response to a fire on an ore boat […]
We are in Nashville, TN this week at the Firehouse Expo! Stop by and see us in booth #1405. Exhibits are open Thursday, October 20 from 10:30am-5:00pm, Friday, October 21 from 10:30am-5:30pm and Saturday, October 22 from 10:30am-3:00pm. We have the 28′ x 8.5′ fireboat we built for the Nashville Fire Department on display!