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FA Volume 26 Issue 3

Read the features and news on fire trucks and fire equipment from the March 2021 issue of Fire Apparatus & Emergency Equipment magazine.
Fire Apparatus & Emergency Equipment cover Volume 26 Issue 2

FA Volume 26 Issue 2

Read the features and news on fire trucks and fire equipment from the February 2021 issue of Fire Apparatus & Emergency Equipment magazine.

The Challenges of Using Foam in the Fire Service

The use of firefighting foams has had its moments of where it appeared that it could become more mainstream and part of day-to-day operations. But it never seemed to get a good hold on everyone in the fire service.

Super Vac Keeps It All in the Family for Five Generations

Bill Adams looks at Super Vac company and the introduction of smoke ejectors to the fire service.

Uniondale (NY) Takes Delivery of First Aerialscope Quint on a Seagrave Chassis

The Uniondale Fire Department has been in existence since 1924. An EMS squad was added in the 1990s.

East Coast 15,000-GPM Water Supply Drafting Exercise

The rules of the event were simple: show the fire service something intriguing with regard to water supply operations and move as much water as possible while doing it.

Camp Pendleton Marines Use Unique 6×6 Brush Truck for Wildland Fire Protection

Peter Ong examines Camp Pendleton, home to USMC 1st Marine Expeditionary Force’s Training Base and Headquarters for the West Coast and Pacific Area of Operations.

Idle-Reduction Technology Offers Multiple Benefits

Today, idling is the bane of the fire industry because our apparatus are at idle so much of the time.

It’s Showtime

For serious firefighters, attending FDIC is like a rite of passage. It’s the biggest trade show of its kind in North America and one of the largest in the world.

FA Volume 26 Issue 7

Read the features and news on fire trucks and fire equipment from the July 2021 issue of Fire Apparatus & Emergency Equipment magazine.

Wildland Urban Interface Engines Become Workhorses for Firefighters in Wildfire Country

Al Petrillo looks at the rising popularity of wildland urban interface engines.

HME Ahrens-Fox Delivers Three Type 3 WUI Engines to Kings County (CA) Fire Department

Al Petrillo goes into detail about the Kings County Fire Department's three new HME Ahrens-Fox-built WUI engines.

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