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Continuing to Improve Your Next Apparatus

Some changes Bill Adkins would recommend to other departments looking to build a tanker/tender.

Cantankerous Wisdom: Tillers & Quillers

Bill Adams goes into great detail about the quillers he saw at FDIC 2021.

Compartment Corner: Fort Lauderdale (FL) Fire-Rescue’s Custom Sutphen Pumper

Engine Company 8 runs a 2018 Monarch heavy-duty extended cab and chassis custom pumper.

SMP Design Works with Turner Construction on Design-Build Project for Hamilton Township (OH) Fire...

Al Petrillo looks at the Hamilton Township Fire Department's Station 76, built by SMP design and Turner Construction.

Rescue 1 Delivers Walk-Through Heavy Rescue Truck to Snyder (NY) Fire Department

Al Petrillo walks you through the Snyder Fire Department's walk-through heavy rescue truck.

Technology: What Is It and How Do I Know If I Need It?

Rich Marinucci details technology and what it means to the fire service.

Apparatus Purchasing: Specification Tunnel Vision

Bill Adams notes that APCs and specification writers seldom admit they made a mistake when writing purchasing specifications.

Clovis (CA) Selects Pierce All-Wheel-Steer 110-Foot Aerial Platform

Al Petrillo examines the Clovis (CA) Fire Department's Pierce 110-Foot Aerial Platform.

Lithium-Ion Batteries and Class D Metal Fires Go Beyond EVs

What Carl Haddon learned from his students while teaching at FDIC 2021.

27 Truck, Holbrook (NY) Seagrave Aerialscope

The Holbrook Fire Department is one of the more progressive fire departments on Long Island.

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