5 Things You May Have Missed from FireApparatus.com-11/7/14


Cantankerous Wisdom: Half a Ladder Company?

Just because the Insurance Services Office (ISO) and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) have reduced the required footage or quantities of ground ladders, it does not necessarily mean fire departments don’t need them.




E-ONE Typhoon X 1,500/750 Rear-Mount Pumper

Dunlap Community Fire Protection District (IL) pumper. Typhoon X cab and chassis; Cummins ISL 450-hp engine; Hale RSD/RGA 1,500-gpm rear-mount pump; UPF Poly 750-gallon tank; 30-gallon foam cell; Harrison/TNT PTO hydraulic system for rescue tools; and more.




Pierce Fire Apparatus with Snozzle Aerial Device on Duty In Elizabeth (NJ) Fire Department

Built on the Arrow XT chassis with dual rear axles, the Snozzle-equipped vehicle sports a 500-hp engine, five-speed pushbutton transmission, and a Command Zone™ advance electronics system.




Bloomsburg Fire Department, PA, 55-Foot Firestix Apparatus

55’ Firestix; Predator Severe Service 100” four-door LFD chassis with flat roof; 20” front bumper extension with center hose well and cornering lightrs; HO Bostrom seats; cab doghouse storage module; Cummins ISX12-500-hp engine; Alliison 4000 EVS transmission with compression brake; and more.




FLIR Offers Promotion on Thermal Imaging Cameras

FLIR Systems, Inc. has announced a value-added promotion of a bonus FLIR ONE unit with the purchase of a K40 or K50 thermal imaging camera (TIC).


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