Fire Chief » Apparatus http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Fri, 23 Jan 2015 04:25:47 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 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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Should all fire trucks carry water? http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/25/should-all-fire-trucks-carry-water/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/25/should-all-fire-trucks-carry-water/#comments Tue, 26 Aug 2014 01:18:59 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/25/should-all-fire-trucks-carry-water/
While there is no one, clear answer, foam applications can bridge the gap
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A case for bolted-together fire trucks http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/25/a-case-for-bolted-together-fire-trucks/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/25/a-case-for-bolted-together-fire-trucks/#comments Tue, 26 Aug 2014 01:05:10 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/25/a-case-for-bolted-together-fire-trucks/
Bolted construction may have had a bad rap in years past, but precision technology has made it a viable way to build fire trucks
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Fla.’s fire service industry anticipates better times http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/10/fla-s-fire-service-industry-anticipates-better-times/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/10/fla-s-fire-service-industry-anticipates-better-times/#comments Sun, 10 Aug 2014 10:16:54 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/10/fla-s-fire-service-industry-anticipates-better-times/ E-One V.P.: "It's nothing dramatic, but we are seeing some bounce back."]]> http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/10/fla-s-fire-service-industry-anticipates-better-times/feed/ 0 Fla.’s fire service industry anticipates better times http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/10/fla-s-fire-service-industry-anticipates-better-times-2/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/10/fla-s-fire-service-industry-anticipates-better-times-2/#comments Sun, 10 Aug 2014 10:16:54 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/10/fla-s-fire-service-industry-anticipates-better-times-2/ E-One V.P.: "It's nothing dramatic, but we are seeing some bounce back."]]> http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/10/fla-s-fire-service-industry-anticipates-better-times-2/feed/ 0