DP3 Architects built this 16,000-square-foot Headquarters Station No. 1 for the Clear Spring (SC) Fire Rescue District.
Fire Department of New York's (FDNY) Rescue Company 2 is working out of a 21,414-square-foot state-of-the-art station in Brooklyn that was designed chiefly with training in mind as well as housing the apparatus and firefighters assigned to the company.
The Bronson (MI) Fire Department had Rosenbauer build a commercial chassis top-mount pumper on an International chassis and four-door cab, powered by a Cummins 350-hp engine and an Allison 3000 EVS automatic transmission.
A fire vehicle starts with the suspension, whether it be leaf springs, rubber blocks, air ride suspensions, or independent types. These various styles of suspensions have many attributes that affect the type of rides they give firefighters on the rigs.
Today, 360-degree cameras, forward-looking cameras, and in-cab models are becoming commonplace, providing an increased measure of safety for firefighters.
Fire Apparatus & Emergency Equipment talks with generator makers and examines the array of generators available, their attributes, and how they are being put to use on fire apparatus.
Lincoln (NE) Fire & Rescue embarked on a determined effort a few years ago to expand, improve, and modernize its fleet by purchasing five top-mount Smeal pumpers and two Smeal 105-foot aerial ladders. Last year, it expanded its fleet further with the purchase of seven Spartan ER side-mount pumpers.
The St. Charles (IL) Fire Department, located in the western suburbs of Chicago, runs a fleet of three engines and an aerial ladder made by Pierce Manufacturing, so when it wanted to replace an engine, it turned again to Pierce to build the unit.
LeMay Erickson Willcox designed this eight-bay fire and EMS station for Willingboro (NJ) Fire and EMS.
Fire departments seem to be living in the era of “big water flows” when it comes to pumping capacity on their engines and aerial quints.