Protecting a fire apparatus from corrosion like what occurs from road salts, salt water air, and chemicals can take on a number of forms, from coatings to immersion processes and corrosion-resistant materials.
The new specialty apparatus was custom built to the exact specifications of Boston Fire and will be used as a dual-purpose high-water/wildland fire apparatus.
With the continued line-of-duty deaths the fire service is experiencing on the roadways, maybe it’s time other departments follow the town of Worcester’s lead and purchase or retrofit apparatus to perform this function.
When spec’ing its new Air/Light Truck, Gwinnett County, GA Fire Department chose an 18′ aluminum SVI body mounted on a Kenworth T370 chassis.
The GoodBuy Purchasing Cooperative offers its membership a unique and beneficial opportunity to purchase goods and services from contracts that meet all state and federal competitive bidding requirements.
The mission of General Truck Body’s Multi Patient Vehicle (MPV) is to provide rapid transport of large numbers of casualties from man-made or natural disasters.
New gas-powered Pro XD models broaden work UTV options.
The challenge of using apparatus for victim evacuation during floods can be overcome by using purpose-built vehicles that are designed to operate in high water.
A collection of recent fire apparatus deliveries from the January 2020 issue of Fire Apparatus & Emergency Equipment.
Pierce Manufacturing and Fotokite have established an exclusive alliance to provide situational awareness systems to firefighters and first responders.