Engine 101 began service with the Addison (TX) Fire Department on February 18, 2019. Both cab (10 inch raised roof) and chassis are the Sutphen Monarch model. Cab seating for 4 is provided along with a large, center-mounted EMS cabinet installed at the rear of the cab.
What started out as a quiet Monday morning coffee with the Raisin Squad erupted into a week-long donnybrook about pump operators, relief valves, pressure governors, and why young drivers don’t know how to pump the pump anymore.
By Alan M. Petrillo The fire district protected by the Amwell Valley (NJ) Fire Company is a mainly rural area of 28 square miles with two major highways running through it but with no fire hydrants to provide a source of water. When the fire company needed to replace an older pumper, it turned to...
By Chris Mc Loone In October I brought an alternative style helmet to a live burn evolution my fire company conducted at our training facility. Our captain had mentioned he wanted to give it a try. He was stoking the fires that night, and I stayed outside where I usually run accountability for these types...
The fire department came together to raise the funds from a combination of food sales at the local fair and from a sportsman’s banquet. When the sealed bids were opened—there were only two—the $7,500.00 offered by Wausaukee was the high bid.
Truck 28 was placed into service on March 31, 2018, with Haslet (TX) Fire-Rescue. The cab and chassis are the Velocity model with TAK-4 suspension on the front axle.
Is there now a reasonable expectation to have extractors or washers available and second sets of turnout gear? Just asking.
Center Township (IN) Volunteer Fire Department had contemplated replacing its existing station with one that would meet the future needs of the department and the township for several years.
Gallery and video from a collection by Steve Redick of a Chicago incident on November 5, 2019.
During morning coffee with the Raisin Squad, a couple of the old geezers who were real active in the 1970s (and most are IN their 70s today) were reminiscing about the good old days and some of the “other than normal” activities of an impromptu group called The Roof Crew.