There are major changes due for apparatus this year that include modifications required to accommodate the tightened emissions standards for the 2007 engines.
In an attempt to keep up with the increased demand for its automatic tire chain systems, Onspot of North America, Inc. is expanding its manufacturing plant located in North Vernon, Ind., for a second time in five years, announced Onspot's President Patrick Freyer.
Elkhart Brass has opened a state-of-the-art test facility at its Elkhart, Ind., headquarters, the first of its kind in the industry.
There are major changes in the next revision of the National Fire Protection Association's (NFPA) 1851 standard.
One of the biggest decisions, literally a life and death matter, is the selection of personal protective clothing.
Others think that the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1901 standard guaranties a quality apparatus.
Fire-Dex, a manufacturer of quality protective firefighting clothing and emergency response apparel, announced a record year in 2006, marking the eighth consecutive year of double-digit growth.
The nozzles used by firefighters today are far more complicated than what they seem to be on the surface.
Elite Fire Apparatus, based in Tilleda, Wis., has been awarded a contract to provide 37 pumpers to the Montgomery County (Md.) Fire and Rescue Service.
The Crowley (Texas) Fire Department recently added a Smeal 125-foot heavy-duty rear-mount aerial.