Apparatus

Since Tualatin Valley's technical rescue truck responds to numerous calls throughout the district, the department wanted a vehicle that could haul all the technical rescue equipment needed but not compromise its maneuverability.
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CLICK HERE FOR A GALLERY OF YOUNG FIRE APPARATUS >> By Ron Heal Wayne Black is a captain on the Virginia Beach (VA) Fire Department. He has seen many changes in the growing fire department during his 35 years of service. One big area of change is the fire apparatus that is used on the...
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Click here for a gallery of both departments’ Pumper-Tankers >>> By Alan M. Petrillo This is a tale of two tankers—actually two pumper-tankers, to be precise. The Boothsville Volunteer Fire Department, in Marion County, West Virginia, and the Newton Volunteer Fire Department, in Roane County, each needed to replace a tanker at approximately the same...