Fire Chief » Fire Trucks 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 dress up your fire truck for the holidays http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/18/how-to-dress-up-your-fire-truck-for-the-holidays/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/18/how-to-dress-up-your-fire-truck-for-the-holidays/#comments Tue, 18 Nov 2014 23:12:21 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/18/how-to-dress-up-your-fire-truck-for-the-holidays/
Want to add some holiday bling to your fire rig? Here's a look at one department that goes all-out and how they do it
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How to spend less on fire trucks http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/11/how-to-spend-less-on-fire-trucks/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/11/how-to-spend-less-on-fire-trucks/#comments Thu, 11 Sep 2014 16:09:50 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/11/how-to-spend-less-on-fire-trucks/
Once the industry adopts standard specifications, fire truck prices and delivery time should come down
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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 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-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 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 Detroit plan calls for investing millions in fire department, EMS http://www.firechief.com/2014/03/01/detroit-plan-calls-investing-millions-fire-department-ems/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/03/01/detroit-plan-calls-investing-millions-fire-department-ems/#comments Sun, 02 Mar 2014 00:46:46 +0000 http://www.firechiefnation.com/?p=171
The plan calls for spending $82 million on fleet and facilities between now and 2018.
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Fire apparatus funding: Beyond AFG http://www.firechief.com/2014/02/24/fire-apparatus-funding-beyond-afg/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/02/24/fire-apparatus-funding-beyond-afg/#comments Mon, 24 Feb 2014 19:39:08 +0000 http://www.firechiefnation.com/?p=238
With AFG funds shrinking, fire departments must look to alternative funding sources for apparatus purchases.
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