Check out these drone shots of retired Chicago firehouses.
The four-alarm fire occurred in a building on the fire department's demolition list, so personnel were unable to make entry.
I would like you to think about how you can build political support without wrestling in the mud of this campaign season.
Tim Olk caught these rigs in service at a Chicago (IL) job.
San Mateo (CA) Consolidated Fire Department had Whaling Fire Line Equipment build this Command Access Vehicle (CAV) with a customized body that gives the training battalion chief easy access to his turnout gear, SCBA, and equipment.
These Chicago (IL) rigs are set up at the drill grounds and represent a by-gone era of fire apparatus design and manufacturers.
Outside of a few in local dealerships, there aren’t too many raisins in the apparatus industry. The industry is so competitive, you’ve got to be on top of your game to innovate, adapt, promote, and survive.
Manufacturers of structural firefighting helmets are tweaking current models and designing new ones that add protection for greater safety and make them more comfortable to wear for long durations.
By now, it should be no surprise that a tight turn, even at a low speed, can generate enough lateral g-force to roll an apparatus onto its side. To understand this concept better, let’s examine two scenarios.
A fire department’s investment in 6-inch soft suction is the most efficient and effective way to add flexibility to engine company personnel who routinely operate from fire hydrants.