The new FoamFill foam tank refill system from Waterous allows operators to quickly refill foam tanks while foam systems are in operation.
Clinton (Tenn.) Fire Department recently took delivery of three Ferrara Fire Apparatus custom chassis rescue pumpers. The total value of the delivery was approximately $850,000, according to the company.
When looking to introduce CAFS into a department's operations, buying new isn't the only option.
If the best advice for maintaining today's CAF systems sounds a little simple, that's because it is. It boils down to three words: run the system.
Waterous says it has developed a new midship pump body style - Model CS - which benefits from enhanced engineering in the way the two pump body halves are mated.
There will always be some departments that insist on buying the biggest pump available that can utilize every single horsepower provided by today's largest diesel engines.
After reading your pro/con debate on big pumps, I agree with Gary Handwerk's reasoning for selecting a 1,500 gpm, or larger, pump.
In the great pump debate, I am firmly in the camp of Michael Farrell and the editor of Fire Apparatus magazine.
Giving firefighters and emergency response personnel power to run the tools they need to do their jobs, Power Systems has developed the XRT Onan Protec Combi generator, the only unit of its kind that delivers electric and hydraulic power using only one pto port on vehicle transmissions.
An American LaFrance 100-foot custom mid-mount aerial platform was recently delivered to the College Station (Texas) Fire Department.