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.
The picture is of a fire apparatus dedicated to hauling hose: Hose Wagon 611.
The Disaster Portable Morgue Units (DPMUs) are mobile, self-contained refrigerated trailers and shipping containers used to expand morgue and hospital mortuary capabilities.
W.S. Darley will provide SkyeBrowse 3D modeling software in addition to its UAV offerings to first responders and public safety agencies.
This Response One unit by Alexis is built on a Ford F-550XL four-door chassis and features a high-pressure skid unit.
The North Bellmore (NY) Fire Department’s technical rescue unit is built on an International 7400 chassis with body by Morgan Truck Body. Additional outside compartments, generator, painting, and emergency lighting were installed by Hendrickson Fire Equipment. Interior tool mounting was by Chivvis.
KIMTEK has expanded its FIRELITE® UTV Transport Skid Unit line with new models designed for fire departments needing the capability of an ultra-high-pressure (UHP) pump on a compact skid unit specifically suited for UTV side-by-side chassis.
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.