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Fire Department Chooses Spencer Manufacturing for Small, Compact Wildland Truck

The Grant Township wildland truck is built on a 2014 Ford F-550 Super Duty 4x4 chassis with a 140-inch wheelbase, 19,500-pound gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR).

FDIC International 2015 Video: Sutphen Corp.

Sutphen's Alissa McGlone took some time at FDIC International 2015 to talk to Bill Peters about Sutphen's product offerings.

Runnin’ with Racks

The rack has a place in every engine company’s list of equipment. With practice, this tool can deliver an enhanced experience as well as help ensure safer firegrounds.

FDIC International 2015 Video: Will-Burt Night Scan Powerlite 2.3

 It is the first available in a 12-volt power configuration--no on-board generator required. It is maintenance-free and carries a two-year warranty.

Nontechnical Review of Recent Features Found on Fire Apparatus

Bill Adams a nontechnical review of features he found on some fire apparatus he has come across while making the rounds.

FDIC International 2015 Video: E-ONE Hush Series

In this FDIC International 2015 video, Joe Hedges, E-ONE aerial and chassis product manager, walks viewers through two brand new Hush Series pumpers.

Midlothian (TX) Fire Department 2013 Pierce Dash CF PUC Fire Apparatus

The cab/chassis is a Pierce Dash CF PUC model with seating for a five. The apparatus is constructed of aluminum with full-depth compartments and roll-up doors. 

Reading Benefit (KS) Fire Department Goes to Unruh Fire for Light Rescue Fire Apparatus

The vehicle, which has front and back receiver hitches for a 9,000-pound Warn winch, also carries come-alongs, chains, Stokes basket, spine boards, cribbing, chain saws, Sawzall, grinders, cordless impact tools and the department's rope rescue equipment.

Barrington (IL) Area Apparatus Operate at the Scene of a Structure Fire

The fire occurred in an affluent community with limited access and no hydrants. There was a tanker/tender shuttle operation with multiple tanker/tender apparatus in service. 

Bill Peters Looks at Maintainer Custom Bodies Fire Appratus at FDIC Intl. 2015

At FDIC International 2015, David Wunderlin, sales manager for Maintainer Custom Bodies, took some time to talk to Bill Peters about the company, its products, and its rigs on the floor at FDIC.

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