The Los Angeles City (CA) Fire Department unveiled its newest firefighting tool: the RS3 robotic firefighting vehicle.
San Mateo (CA) Consolidated Fire Department had Whaling Fire Line Equipment build this Command Access Vehicle (CAV) with a customized body that gives the training battalion chief easy access to his turnout gear, SCBA, and equipment.
The Indianapolis (IN) Fire Department recently took delivery of this rescue/tactical support unit built by Pierce.
Houston (TX) Fire Department hazmat unit. Spartan Gladiator cab and chassis; Cummins X12 500-hp engine; 22-foot walk-in body; Command Light CL series CL602A-W2 light tower; and Harrison HydraGen 20-kW generator.
Photographer Steve Redick recently shared these photos of Detroit (MI) Fire Department rigs through the years. The collection features fire apparatus from a variety of fire apparatus manufacturers.
St. Louis (MO) Fire Department chemical truck. Spartan Metro Star cab and chassis; Cummins L9 450-hp engine; heavy-duty stainless-steel body and subframe; Hale Qtwo 2,000-gpm pump; 300-gallon polypropylene water tank, and 800-gallon foam tank.
Over the past several years, the department has been upgrading and adding apparatus as well as adding additional stations to cover its expanding area. As the area grows, so does the department’s need for additional types of specialized apparatus.
Gwinett County Fire & Emergency Services, Lawrenceville, GA, air/light unit. Kenworth T370 cab and chassis; Paccar PX9 350-hp engine; and Command Light CL602A-FS light tower with six Spectra SPA 100-K20 LEDs for 120,000 total lumens.
Special Operations Command apparatus at the building collapse in Brooklyn.
The FireTech BG2 is a modular lighting system that incorporates tight spot, wide flood, and asymmetrical “scene” optics, a smart whole-apparatus traffic director, and a system of warning lights.