Three custom E-ONE Quest pumpers with compressed air foam systems were delivered to the Biloxi (Miss.) Fire Department to replace fire apparatus destroyed by water damage during Hurricane Katrina.
Three Pittsburgh, PA. firefighters died on February 14, 1995 when they ran out of air and were unable to escape from the interior of a burning dwelling.
How many of you use some form of step chock or step cribbing? Where were these first seen?
A new proprietary compressed air foam system is now available on E-ONE and Classic Fire apparatus.
Firecom introduced the first wireless headset for the fire and rescue industry at the Fire-Rescue International tradeshow in Denver last month.
The Winnipeg Fire Department, Manitoba, Canada, recently took delivery of 11 custom pumpers built by E-ONE on Typhoon cabs and chassis.
Waterous is producing a new version of its 200-100-DS modular slide-in compressed air foam unit.
As if we don't have enough regulations in our line of work, there's another on the way, and this new one is from an agency that does not typically have oversight over the fire service. This time it's the Federal Highway Administration.
Scott Health & Safety has received approval from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) for use of the Scott AV-2000 facepiece as a air-purifying respirator (APR) for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) contamination.
In the realm of aerials, the University Place (Wash.) Fire Department leaped ahead nearly 25 years when it accepted delivery of an E-ONE Cyclone II, 100-foot rear-mount ladder this summer.