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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.

Cantankerous Wisdom: Keep Politics & Wokeness Out of the Fire Station!

Bill Adams ponders the current "woke" state of fire stations.

Mobile Extraction Units Bring Turnout Gear Decon to Fire Scenes

To minimize firefighters' exposure to carcinogens, Mike Matros came up with the idea of developing a mobile cleaning system.

Apparatus Spotlight: Lewisville (TX) Fire Department’s 2019 Pierce Impel Pumper

On Sept. 6, 2019, the Lewisville Fire Department placed into service this pumper.

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