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Rurally Speaking: RVs, EVs, and Escapees Part 3–The Wrap Up

Carl Haddon implores "dinosaurs" to adapt to change.

Apparatus Spotlight: McKinney (TX) Fire Department’s 2019 Pierce Velocity Pumper

On April 2, 2020, the McKinney Fire Department put into service Engine 10.

Cantankerous Wisdom: Commentator Accountability and Launching Pads

Bill Adams breaks down pumper bodies like no one else can.

Multi-Use, Fast-Acting Fire Apparatus in Rural Communities

Bill Adkins goes into detail about multi-use, fast-acting fire apparatus in rural communities.

CPL Designs Decon Safety Features into New Station for Dawson County (GA) Fire and...

Dawson County Fire and Emergency Services will receive better coverage on the west side of the county.

First Electric Fire Truck in North America Made by Pierce Manufacturing Now in Service...

Madison Fire Chief Steven Davis dubbed the Pierce Volterra pumper "the coolest fire truck in the world."

Rurally Speaking: RVs, EVs, and Escapees Part 2–Are You Ready?

Carl Haddon asks rural departments if they're ready for new big rigs.

Whitman Square (NJ) Fire District’s 1981 American LaFrance Pumper Restored

Whitman Square Fire District buys back its old pumper and restores it.

Apparatus Spotlight: Flower Mound (TX) Fire Department’s 2019 Pierce Velocity Ascendant Tractor-Drawn Aerial

On July 18, 2020, the Flower Mound Fire Department put into service this tractor-drawn aerial.

A “Tip” for Everyone from the Extrication Crew to the Can Man

The pressurized water extinguisher has been used in the American fire service since it was first introduced sometime around 1818.

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