Fire Chief » Fire truck http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Sun, 25 Jan 2015 09:25:48 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 5 reasons to consider a modular fire truck http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/26/5-reasons-consider-modular-fire-truck/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/26/5-reasons-consider-modular-fire-truck/#comments Thu, 26 Jun 2014 20:24:30 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=2290
While not as popular as in Europe, swap-body modular apparatus have a definite place in the U.S. fire service.
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City council approves controversial fire truck purchase http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/12/city-council-approves-controversial-fire-truck-purchase/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/12/city-council-approves-controversial-fire-truck-purchase/#comments Thu, 12 Jun 2014 17:05:14 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=2130
Fire officials said the new fire truck is needed to replace two aging pieces of equipment and to provide a higher ladder to reach the top of several city structures.
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5 ways to buy a fire truck http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/02/5-ways-to-buy-a-fire-truck/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/02/5-ways-to-buy-a-fire-truck/#comments Mon, 02 Jun 2014 14:29:00 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/02/5-ways-to-buy-a-fire-truck/
Choosing the right purchasing model can save big bucks and help you land the right rig.
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2 SF asst. chief’s suspended over DUI fire truck crash http://www.firechief.com/2014/05/29/2-sf-asst-chiefs-suspended-dui-fire-truck-crash/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/05/29/2-sf-asst-chiefs-suspended-dui-fire-truck-crash/#comments Thu, 29 May 2014 14:26:25 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=1923
Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White has said "better decisions" could have been made the night of the crash, but has not been more specific.
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NY fire truck to come off streets due to weight http://www.firechief.com/2014/05/21/ny-fire-truck-come-streets-due-weight/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/05/21/ny-fire-truck-come-streets-due-weight/#comments Wed, 21 May 2014 20:58:33 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=1814
Fire Chief Robert Bello said the rig is the single most important truck the department has; officials want to replace it with a 23-year-old truck.
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6 steps to improve reserve fire trucks readiness http://www.firechief.com/2014/05/16/6-steps-improve-reserve-fire-trucks-readiness/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/05/16/6-steps-improve-reserve-fire-trucks-readiness/#comments Fri, 16 May 2014 20:17:57 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=1763
Follow these steps to keep your reserve fire apparatus more ready for duty and more appealing to the firefighters using them.
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Tenn. fire chief seeks new turnout gear, fire truck http://www.firechief.com/2014/05/15/tenn-fire-chief-seeks-new-turnout-gear-fire-truck/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/05/15/tenn-fire-chief-seeks-new-turnout-gear-fire-truck/#comments Thu, 15 May 2014 18:40:33 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=1742
Chief Kevin Peters said their current turnout gear is 13 years old, while the average life span is eight years.
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6 firefighters injured after fire truck plows into cafe http://www.firechief.com/2014/04/17/6-firefighters-injured-fire-truck-plows-cafe/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/04/17/6-firefighters-injured-fire-truck-plows-cafe/#comments Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:43:14 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=1370
A fire truck heading to a fire collided with another engine and then crashed into a restaurant, injuring 15 people.
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Probe clears Pa. fire chief of favoritism in fire truck bids http://www.firechief.com/2014/03/28/probe-clears-pa-fire-chief-favoritism-fire-truck-bids/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/03/28/probe-clears-pa-fire-chief-favoritism-fire-truck-bids/#comments Fri, 28 Mar 2014 20:34:21 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=1033
Chief Darryl Jones has been cleared of any wrong doing in the purchase of an apparatus from a company for which he had previously worked.
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Calif. firefighters struggle with aging rigs, ladder trucks http://www.firechief.com/2014/03/25/calif-firefighters-struggle-aging-rigs-ladder-trucks/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/03/25/calif-firefighters-struggle-aging-rigs-ladder-trucks/#comments Tue, 25 Mar 2014 18:39:58 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=945
All three reserve ladder trucks were out of service when one was needed recently.
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