Odyssey Automotive Specialty has created a new rescue unit, based on a sport utility vehicle (SUV) designed to travel where most ambulances and squad vehicles cannot.
The Paratech AIRTRACK offers rescue teams a safe, stable work platform on ice, water, mud, and wetlands.
If you think big pumps have no place in rural situations, think otherwise. Big fires need big water, no matter where they are located
We all want that "top-of-the-line" engine with its chrome wheels, fancy lights, complete with all the bells and whistles.
When it comes to hydraulic extrication tools, there's no argument that Hurst has a lock on the most recognizable trade name in the industry - the Jaws of Life.
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.
Hurst Jaws of Life has introduced a new cutter, the MOC Ultra, one of the most powerful cutting tools in the world, according to the maker.
MK Diamond Products, based in Torrance, Calif., has developed a diamond blade, using the company's vacuum-brazed technique that will cut virtually anything found at a fire scene.
H.O.Bostrom has developed a new seat for use in Ford F series model trucks. The seating mounts directly to the existing factory seat hardware. Packages are available for two and three person crews in the back seating area. New SCBA seats from H.O.Bostrom fit all Ford model trucks from F250 up to F750, including the...
In regards to the issue of fire departments equipping their new pumpers with super-sized pumps, I believe some departments have lost focus on the basic functional and hydraulic fundamentals of pumping apparatus.