Monitoring for integrity involves installing automatic systems that detect faults and failures and send visual and audible indications to appropriate personnel.
It is unique in its design that is fashioned like the wing of an aircraft, and it functions as the station for airport aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF) response as well as municipal fire protection.
With more than four decades of designing more than 350 public safety facilities, our firm has witnessed numerous, common pitfalls encountered by organizations planning, designing, and constructing fire stations.
When fire chiefs and safety officers think of firefighter safety, they don’t often consider it in relation to their fire stations’ alerting systems.
Our department purchased special extractors and dryers for us to wash our gear. At my station, we had developed a “buddy” system for washing our gear.
The ceremony was conducted at the firefighters’ memorial located outside the main entrance to Fire Central, also home to a five-bay station, in downtown Tucson.
The Red Rack product family includes wall-mounted systems, mobile systems on heavy duty casters, and freestanding systems.
EZ-Coil® works unidirectionally without any increase to the amount of resistance when pulling out the hose, cord, or cable.
As mobile technology continues to evolve at a lightning-fast pace, relying on smartphones and tablets will be crucial to dispatchers and first responders.
What goes into an award-winning fire station? This Arizona station has it all - from rooms that flow to create large open spaces to an eye-catching entryway to making best use of a long, narrow site. ALAN M. PETRILLO