Fire Chief » Aerial http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Fri, 23 Jan 2015 11:11:45 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 Aerial rescue: How I plucked a victim seconds before collapse http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/22/aerial-rescue-how-i-plucked-a-victim-seconds-before-collapse/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/22/aerial-rescue-how-i-plucked-a-victim-seconds-before-collapse/#comments Mon, 22 Dec 2014 21:21:48 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/22/aerial-rescue-how-i-plucked-a-victim-seconds-before-collapse/
Houston Fire Capt. Brad Hawthorne describes what it was like responding and rescuing a construction worker from a collapsing high-rise structure
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A cheaper option for fire department aerials http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/22/a-cheaper-option-for-fire-department-aerials/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/22/a-cheaper-option-for-fire-department-aerials/#comments Thu, 23 Oct 2014 01:46:59 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/22/a-cheaper-option-for-fire-department-aerials/
With aerial fire apparatus selling for nearly $1 million an elevated platform is one way to do much of the same work for a fraction of the cost
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Aerials: Safety around powerlines http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/11/aerials-safety-around-powerlines/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/11/aerials-safety-around-powerlines/#comments Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:40:25 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/11/aerials-safety-around-powerlines/ Firefighters being electrocuted by a powerline while on an aerial device is largely preventable; make sure your department is taking these safety steps]]> http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/11/aerials-safety-around-powerlines/feed/ 0 Ga. fire chief relieved of command after aerial failure http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/19/ga-fire-chief-relieved-of-command-after-aerial-failure/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/19/ga-fire-chief-relieved-of-command-after-aerial-failure/#comments Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:44:38 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/19/ga-fire-chief-relieved-of-command-after-aerial-failure/
Chief David Kimbrell's involvement in the purchase of the defective truck played a critical role in his departure
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Aerial recall costs Texas fire department $1.2M http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/29/aerial-recall-costs-texas-fire-department-1-2m/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/29/aerial-recall-costs-texas-fire-department-1-2m/#comments Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:36:36 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/29/aerial-recall-costs-texas-fire-department-1-2m/
Sutphen voluntarily asked departments to remove all SPH 100, SP 110, SPI 112, and SAI 110 aerials from service immediately
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Fire chief worries over response with new, recalled aerial parked http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/29/fire-chief-worries-over-response-with-new-recalled-aerial-parked/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/29/fire-chief-worries-over-response-with-new-recalled-aerial-parked/#comments Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:36:36 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/29/fire-chief-worries-over-response-with-new-recalled-aerial-parked/
Sutphen voluntarily asked departments to remove all SPH 100, SP 110, SPI 112, and SAI 110 aerials from service immediately
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Truck manufacturer accepts responsibility for Pa. aerial mishap http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/03/truck-manufacturer-accepts-responsibility-for-pa-aerial-mishap/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/03/truck-manufacturer-accepts-responsibility-for-pa-aerial-mishap/#comments Thu, 03 Jul 2014 10:40:13 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/03/truck-manufacturer-accepts-responsibility-for-pa-aerial-mishap/ Sutphen Corp. picked up the truck to make the necessary repairs at no cost to the fire department]]> http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/03/truck-manufacturer-accepts-responsibility-for-pa-aerial-mishap/feed/ 0