Aerials

A big part of success is knowing when to stop talking or writing. It is about closing the deal and getting to the right decision from your point of view. Once you have convinced a board to spend money on a fire truck, proceed quickly with the purchase.   By Richard Marinucci In many ways,...
Apparatus

CLICK HERE TO VIEW ALL THE RIGS FROM THE “FOX HUNT.” >>> By Ron Heal On the last Saturday of summer, a group of HOIFEC members headed out of central Illinois on a ‘Fox hunt. This was not the typical fox hunt with horses and hounds. The fox would prove to be Ahrens-Fox pumpers. With...
Features

<< CLICK HERE FOR MORE PICTURES OF THIS APPARATUS >> By Alan M. Petrillo Safety of the vehicle’s operator and overall visibility of the operations area were two important considerations that the Delton (MI) Fire Department wrestled with when the officers and firefighters were spec’ing out a new tanker (tender). The department already had two...
Apparatus

The “Together Forever” memorial sticker on the apparatus window, John was a member of Engine 202 and the Emergency Squad, Greg was in Truck Co. 1. The department’s patch and their helmets’ frontice pieces are incorporated into the design. << PREVIOUS    NEXT >> To submit your own photo, go to our Photo Submission Form....