On December 1, 2018, the Kaufman (TX) Fire Department placed Engine 3 into service.
I have to say, “Thanks and good luck, Chris!” and “May your fire hose never fizzle.”
The rural hitch is a good way to provide water for a fire flow without having to drop a dump tank, but it requires a lot of coordination and communication.
This up-close look features the department's Truck 43.
The $9 million, 24,000-square-foot facility allows the department to cover 3,700 acres of airport property.
Two vehicles were set up as urban search and rescue rigs and another was set up as a hazmat response truck.
Bill Adams offers this Q&A session with Spartan Fire Chassis Sales Director Jeff Seal on Bill's commentary regarding the company's FC-94 chassis.
What can reduce the usable width, depth, and height of the equipment compartment and might not really be necessary?
Bill Adkins asks, "Does your rig have everything on it that it's supposed to have?"
Progress does not always happen as quickly as one may like it to. But, there are times when we personally witness improvement to the point where it gives hope that things are getting better.