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This month, Bill Adams takes another look at emergency vehicle warning lights from a slightly different perspective. Check it out. Also, Al Petrillo profiles a new PL Custom ambulance delivery. Details below. —Chris Mc Loone, Editor Rig Features • New Albany Township (IN) Fire Department Goes to Ferrara for 77-Foot Aerial Quint• Purchasing Specifications or...

In This Issue: Compartment Corner; Pumper of the Future; Compact Electric Fire Truck This week, check out Mike Ciampo’s newest “Compartment Corner” covering a Seagrave tractor-drawn aerial from Virginia. Also, firefighters remember a fallen firefighter from West Virginia killed in a fire apparatus crash. Details below. —Chris Mc Loone, Editor • Exhibitors at FDSOA 2020...

In This Issue: Compartment Corner; Pumper of the Future; Compact Electric Fire Truck This week, check out Mike Ciampo’s newest “Compartment Corner” covering a Seagrave tractor-drawn aerial from Virginia. Also, firefighters remember a fallen firefighter from West Virginia killed in a fire apparatus crash. Details below. —Chris Mc Loone, Editor • Exhibitors at FDSOA 2020...

In This Issue: More Baby Boxes at Stations; Technology at Fire Stations; EMS-Specific Station Needs This month, read about how one California department dedicated a station to one of its own who died from a job-related illness. Also, learn about a lawsuit filed by an Alabama firefighter contending that his station is making him sick....

In This Issue: Cantankerous Wisdom; Apparatus at Grain Bin Dryer Fire; Pierce Custom Rigs and HAAS Alert Our first ENewsletter of 2020 features a brand new Cantankerous Wisdom where Bill Adams lays out why it’s not always appropriate to blame the apparatus salesman. Also, as the new year begins, we’ve already experienced multiple fire apparatus...

In This Issue: Fire Apparatus Chassis Market Commentary; Aerials Operating at Grain Bin Dryer Fire; All-Electric Rig Do you have a rig decorated for the holidays? Share it with us and we’ll feature it on our Web site and social media as the holidays get closer. You can e-mail photos to [email protected] This week, Bill...

In This Issue: The 10 Most-Read Articles of 2019 Welcome to this roundup of our 10 most-read articles of 2019. We hope you have had a great 2019 and look forward to continuing to serve you during 2020 as the leading resource for fire apparatus and equipment information. —Chris Mc Loone, Editor More Unboxing Videos

This month, Bill Adams shares “Purchasing Specifications or Textbook, Part 2” where he asks a pump manufacturer representative whether or not purchasers should reduce the word count in their specs when describing particular components for a rig. Also, Al Petrillo profiles a recently delivered Alexis pumper built on a commercial chassis. Details below. —Chris Mc...

In This Issue: Compartment Corner: Verdoy (NY); Loans Aid Apparatus Purchases in IL; TFT Jumbo Barrel Strainer Do you have a rig decorated for the holidays? Share it with us and we’ll feature it on our Web site and social media as the holidays get closer. You can e-mail photos to [email protected] This week, take...