American LaFrance bankruptcy exit seen in weeks


NEW YORK, May 23 (Reuters) - American LaFrance, the bankrupt U.S. maker of firetrucks, ambulances and other emergency vehicles, has resolved all objections to its reorganization plan with creditors and could exit bankruptcy within "the next few weeks", its lawyer said on Friday. The company, which Daimler AG's Freightliner unit sold to private equity group Patriarch Partners LLC in late 2005, expects the U.S. bankruptcy court in Delaware to formally approve its plan later on Friday, ...

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