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Compartment Corner: Ship Bottom (NJ) Fire Department

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Compartment Corner: Ship Bottom (NJ) Fire Department

The department patch with a rendition of the ship that overturned off the shores of Long Beach Island. (Photo by author.)

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Compartment Corner: Ship Bottom (NJ) Fire Department

The right rear side compartment of the apparatus, note the orange tubular webbing cords to allow easier closing of the roll-up compartment doors. (Photo by author.)

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Compartment Corner: Ship Bottom (NJ) Fire Department

There are three vertical roll-out storage shelves in this compartment and the back wall has two fiberglass-handled brooms and heads mounted to it. (Photo by author.)

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Compartment Corner: Ship Bottom (NJ) Fire Department

There are two shovels mounted on the back side of the rear pull-out. Note the large cut-out area for a handle large enough to accommodate a firefighter’s gloved hand. Plus, the addition of the reflective safety stripping is mounted toward the edge of the shelf for better visibility in dark conditions. (Photo by author.)

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Compartment Corner: Ship Bottom (NJ) Fire Department

Mounted on the front side of the rear pull-out shelf is a 52” halligan tool and flat head ax. (Photo by author.)

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Compartment Corner: Ship Bottom (NJ) Fire Department

Mounted on the rear side of the middle pull-out shelf is a TNT tool and fiberglass-handled sledgehammer. Looking at the photo toward the top of the shelf are the hydraulic closing pistons. (Photo by author.)

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Compartment Corner: Ship Bottom (NJ) Fire Department

The front of the middle pull-out shelf also carries a 52” halligan and flat head ax. (Photo by author.)

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Compartment Corner: Ship Bottom (NJ) Fire Department

Mounted on the front side of the front pull-out shelf is a Little Giant Ladder held in place by an Extended Super Adjustamount bracket by Performance Advantage Company (PAC). (Photo by author.)