The question must be asked, “Have today’s standards exceeded fire departments’ financial abilities to meet them?” At one time, the answer to that question was probably no. But today, has the scale tipped the other way?
There are a few key areas of focus that have been recently brought to the forefront pertaining to color selection and graphics trends.
The Levittown (NY) Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2019 Pierce Enforcer Ascendant 102-foot TDA.
One of the biggest challenges many fire departments face is the addition of responsibilities to the public’s emergency response expectations.
Unfortunately, there is very little discussion, compared with bunker gear coats and pants, on how to minimize the risks of carcinogens and other chemicals that create health hazards for firefighters.
Ferrara Fire Apparatus built a clean cab custom pumper for Albuquerque (NM) Fire Rescue on an Inferno chassis and XD 100 LFD cab with seating for five firefighters.
Don’t overcomplicate your in-house training program; make it fun yet challenging. You can cover some basic principles with minimal time and effort.
22 recent deliveries from across the country.
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