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.
FDNY Rescue 2 respondign from brand new firehouse.
The Huntersville (NC) recently took delivery of this 2019 Seagrave Aerialscope. Check out this video walkaround.
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.
Gallery and video from a collection by Steve Redick of a Chicago incident on November 5, 2019.
Take a look at this video shot from the perspective of a civilian, but with a tour by a Palo Alto, California, firefighter as well as video of a quick ride on the Pierce tractor-drawn aerial (TDA). Some cool features on the tiller truck, and an idea of what civilians are thinking about the rigs...
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.
Photographer Steve Redick was on scene at aircraft fire and rescue firefighting (ARFF) training with the Chicago (IL) Fire Department.
Fire apparatus collectors and enthusiasts enjoy bringing their apparatus to parades, special occasion events, and musters. Some vintage rigs are maintained in the condition they were in at the time of purchase by a collector. Many rigs will undergo a complete refurbishment and come out like they just left the factory.