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Fire Apparatus

Fire Apparatus & Emergency Equipment Magazine is the only magazine writing exclusively for Fire Chiefs, Purchasing Committee Members, Trustees, Commissioners, Finance Committees and those whose job it is to buy Trucks, Tools, Turnout Gear and Firefighting Equipment. They read Fire Apparatus & Emergency Equipment Magazine for news and insight to make well-informed buying decisions.

For information on advertising your company’s products to Fire Apparatus & Emergency Equipment‘s audience of fire service decision makers, visit our Advertising section.

To submit to Fire Apparatus & Emergency Equipment, visit our Authors’ Guidelines.

Editorial Staff

Ed Ballam, Sr. Editor of Fire Apparatus & Emergency Equipment, is the assistant chief of the Haverhill Corner (NH) Fire Department and a nationally registered emergency medical technician. He is also a deputy forest fire warden for the New Hampshire Division of Forests and Lands.

He has been a journalist and an editor for more than 35 years, including working nearly 25 years for national fire trade publications. He was the original managing editor of Fire Apparatus magazine from 1997 to 2008.

For inquiries about Fire Apparatus & Emergency Equipment, contact Ed at ed.ballam@clarionevents.com.

Diane Rothschild
Executive Editor