When I was in the fire truck business, what used to burn my bottom was a lack of accountability demonstrated by some buyers and sellers.
This E-ONE aerial serves as Ladder 2 with the Rockwall (TX) Fire Department. The cab is a Cyclone II model with a Sidestacker body.
Engine 426 is Wyantskill’s first-line engine. It’s a 2007 American LaFrance with a rear-mount pump that has a 940-gallon water tank and two 30-gallon foam tanks.
At the WUI Conference, held in late March in Reno, Nevada, and sponsored by the International Association of Fire Chiefs, various vendors displayed their newest products for attendees—from apparatus, to PPE.
This 2014 Rosenbauer Commander pumper was placed in service as Engine 13 with the Plano (TX) Fire Department in October, 2014.
Morning coffee at the firehouse had the wrinkle squad passing judgment on recent apparatus purchases in the area.
The engine pictured served for 29 years (1972-2001) as a fron- line piece when it was replaced with a 2001 Kenworth-Pierce pumper.
Perhaps your own plight may not seem so tough as you ride along with me through the harrowing streets of the pacific coast of rural Costa Rica.
Creating a new product that differed only in the type of aerial posed two challenges to the company, according to Jim Salmi, director, aerial product development.
During the tour, attendees got to see the E-ONE manufacturing process from start to finish.