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Pierce Manufacturing And The Iafc Honor 2015 Volunteer And Career Fire Chiefs Of The Year

08/26/2015

Winners ,selected by a committee appointed by the IAFC, are honored for their dedication and leadership in fire and emergency services. 

Sioux Falls Gets New Ladder Fire Apparatus

08/24/2015

While Sioux Falls isn't known for skyscrapers, fighters believe the city has a need for a large ladder truck.

Dallas (TX) Fire-Rescue Aerial Fire Apparatus

08/21/2015

The apparatus cab/body is constructed of stainless steel with full depth, custom compartments. Roll-up doors on the body are provided by ROM.

South Callaway (MO) Gets Two Identical E-ONE Quint Fire Apparatus

08/18/2015

The district decided on two identical, used, and reconditioned quint fire apapratus that could carry the district's rescue equipment and have the added benefits of fire suppression capabilities and an aerial ladder.

Four-Camera-Angles-of-Fire-Apparatus-Crash

08/17/2015

he three new angles reveal how the pumper that was responding rolled over and struck another vechicle, and also how the force of the impact caused the entire fire truck body to shift prior to rolling.

Should Fire Trucks Obey Red Lights?

08/17/2015

Believe it or not, whether or not fire apparatus should stop at red lights was actually debated at one time.

On Fire Apparatus Stopping at All Intersections

08/14/2015

Let’s examine the science behind why you must always come to a complete stop at a negative right-of-way intersection. 

Katonah (NY) Smeal Quint Fire Apparatus Walk-Around

08/11/2015

Katonah had purchased a pumper from Smeal Fire Apparatus a few years before and again turned to Smeal to develop a low-profile quint that would work for its situation.

 

Introduction to Braking Energy

08/10/2015

A look at why fire trucks crash in layman's terms-starting with the physics behind a moving vehicle. CHRIS DALY 

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