In This Issue: Cantankerous Wisdom; Cherry Grove (NY) Mighty Mini; FDIC International 2021 Registration Is Open
This week, Bill Adams and the Raisin Squad take on warning and scene lighting in this edition of Cantankerous Wisdom. Also, be sure to check out Bob Vaccaro’s article on very specialized mini pumpers in service in Cherry Grove, New York. FDIC International 2021 registration is now open. Visit www.fdic.com to register today!
The Raisin Squad preaches about the effectiveness and “nationwide acceptance” of large high and slow flashing lights on school buses as well as similar sized alternating flashing lights at railroad crossings. Of course, we have zero scientific data or substantiating testing results to prove the theory. Our presumption is most motorists think like us and if they don’t, they should.
The North Evans WASP Max is powered by a 330-hp 6.7-liter diesel engine; has Super Single wheels and tires and a suspension lift package; and has a 320-gallon water tank, a 25-gallon Class A foam tank, and a FoamPro 2001 foam system.
The status quo has changed. TenCate Protective Fabrics’ Tyler Pientok unveils three brand new fire service products that are redefining protective textiles in the fire service market. Powered by ENFORCE™ and COOLDERM™ technologies, these products offer better protection and more comfort than ever before: PBI® Peak 5, Titanium™, and Agility® Tactical. See how TenCate Protective Fabrics is engineering products tuned to the specialized wants and needs of real end users.
The Fire Department of New York (FDNY) has conducted an extensive and detailed examination and evaluation of best practices for cleaning apparatus. Learn about the study and get an explanation of the findings and resulting policies and procedures.
Greg Olson, Sr. Global Product Specialist for Industrial Hygiene and Respiratory Protection at TSI, and Bobby Halton, Editor in Chief at Fire Engineering, discuss respiratory protection and respirator fit testing.
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