Minnesota fire truck maker scores $320 million deal with Saudi Arabia

The Saudi Arabian Ministry of Interior is ordering 1,125 vehicles from Rosenbauer Minnesota, based in Wyoming, Minn. Rosenbauer says it's the largest order in industry history.
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The Saudi Arabian Ministry of Interior is ordering 1,125 vehicles from Rosenbauer Minnesota, based in Wyoming, Minn. Rosenbauer says it's the largest order in industry history.

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