Fire Chief » Apparatus http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:21:06 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.1 Exclusive: Firefighter says death of fire chief ‘was my responsibility’ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/24/exclusive-firefighter-says-death-of-fire-chief-was-my-responsibility/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/24/exclusive-firefighter-says-death-of-fire-chief-was-my-responsibility/#comments Tue, 24 Feb 2015 21:21:38 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/24/exclusive-firefighter-says-death-of-fire-chief-was-my-responsibility/
Firefighter Patrick Cullum discusses the pain and lessons from an incident that killed Chief Kenneth Lehr and his desire to honor his mentor and friend
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Keys to firefighter roadside safety http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/23/keys-to-firefighter-roadside-safety/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/23/keys-to-firefighter-roadside-safety/#comments Mon, 23 Feb 2015 05:46:14 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/23/keys-to-firefighter-roadside-safety/
Roadsides are among the most dangerous environments firefighters and medics enter; here are ways to keep your crew safe on scene
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So you want to restore a fire truck http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/18/so-you-want-to-restore-a-fire-truck/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/18/so-you-want-to-restore-a-fire-truck/#comments Thu, 19 Feb 2015 04:52:40 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/18/so-you-want-to-restore-a-fire-truck/
A perfectly restored fire truck is the envy of many a fire departments, here's what you need to know to take an old rig from rust bucket to beauty queen
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Aerial fire truck add-ons to boost function http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/18/aerial-fire-truck-add-ons-to-boost-function/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/18/aerial-fire-truck-add-ons-to-boost-function/#comments Thu, 19 Feb 2015 04:33:31 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/18/aerial-fire-truck-add-ons-to-boost-function/
Technology and innovation are improving safety and functionality at the tip of the ladder
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Fire apparatus recall: How to cope http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/15/fire-apparatus-recall-how-to-cope/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/15/fire-apparatus-recall-how-to-cope/#comments Fri, 16 Jan 2015 00:17:57 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/15/fire-apparatus-recall-how-to-cope/
Recalls happen more often than you think; learn how those who have had rigs recalled dealt with being down a truck
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How to keep your rigs from getting ripped off http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/22/how-to-keep-your-rigs-from-getting-ripped-off/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/22/how-to-keep-your-rigs-from-getting-ripped-off/#comments Thu, 23 Oct 2014 02:04:45 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/22/how-to-keep-your-rigs-from-getting-ripped-off/
Whether on scene or at the station, fire trucks and ambulances are targets for thieves; here's how to keep them safer
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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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International recalls fire trucks after deadly crash http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/19/international-recalls-fire-trucks-after-deadly-crash/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/19/international-recalls-fire-trucks-after-deadly-crash/#comments Sun, 19 Oct 2014 14:00:01 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/19/international-recalls-fire-trucks-after-deadly-crash/
The drivetrain failure locked the wheels, causing the fire truck to crash head on with an SUV, killing the fire chief and five civilians
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Bridge named for Pa. fire chief killed by motorist http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/28/bridge-named-for-pa-fire-chief-killed-by-motorist/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/28/bridge-named-for-pa-fire-chief-killed-by-motorist/#comments Sun, 28 Sep 2014 13:08:13 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/28/bridge-named-for-pa-fire-chief-killed-by-motorist/
Chief Miller's son said he would have been embarrassed by all of this recognition: "He was a humble man."
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3-year study will examine fire truck, driver safety http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/13/3-year-study-will-examine-fire-truck-driver-safety/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/13/3-year-study-will-examine-fire-truck-driver-safety/#comments Sat, 13 Sep 2014 10:16:32 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/13/3-year-study-will-examine-fire-truck-driver-safety/
University of Arizona and four fire departments will work for three years to reduce firefighter risk
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