NFPA standards update
- There are no NFPA police! Peters, William C. // Fire Engineering;Oct99, Vol. 152 Issue 10, p24
Focuses on the Standard for Automotive Fire Apparatus or NFPA 1901. Photos that illustrate some areas of noncompliance to NFPA 1901; Regulations contained in NFPA 1901; Requirement of a series of trade-offs when specifying apparatus.
- Apparatus Point to Ponder. Peters, William C. // Fire Engineering;Nov2002, Vol. 155 Issue 11, p135
Provides safety measures in using the fire equipment and supplies. Cautions in making the aerial ladder an expensive standpipe; Challenge on carrying standpipe packs in the small compartments on a fire engine; Consideration of the vertical exhaust stack when specifying breathing air and...
- 'HEY, WHERE DO YOU WANT THIS TRUCK?.'. Brennan, Tom // Fire Engineering;Nov2000, Vol. 153 Issue 11, p104
Presents a question-and-answer advisory on the placement of ladder trucks on the fireground. Basic rules on truck positioning; Position of the apparatus at several building structures; Floor level of constructed high-rise residential buildings reached by the 100-foot aerial device.
- APPARATUS DELIVERIES. Malecky, John M. // Fire Engineering;Dec2003, Vol. 156 Issue 12, p108
Reports that the Michigan-based Oakland Township Fire Department has purchased pumper and pumper-tanker fire trucks from Marion Body. Features and functions of the fire trucks; Engine and chassis; Water pumps; Fire services equipment.
- New equipment can fight blazes without water source. // Burnet Bulletin (Texas);7/23/2008, Vol. 136 Issue 30, p1A
The article reports on the installation of the 2007 Pierce Contender Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) fire engine at the Burnet Fire Department in Burnet County, Texas.
- SHOP NEWS. // Fire Chief;Apr2003, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p62
Reports on developments related to fire department equipment and vehicles in the U.S. as of April 2003. Florida Association of Emergency Vehicle Technicians Training Symposium; Oil formulations recommended for engines; Lubricant manual for fire engines.
- The Driver/Engineer. Wells, Jerry // Fire Engineering;Jun2007, Vol. 160 Issue 6, p28
This article discusses firefighters, the driver/engineer position, and how many in the profession believe that the engineer position is a drudgery. The author discusses his own point of view having occupied that job. The responsibilities of an engineer include familiarity with the district, the...
- Apparatus deliveries. Malecky, John M. // Fire Engineering;Oct97 Supplement Apparatus Showcase, Vol. 150 Issue 10, p15
Presents various type of fire trucks and its features and equipments owned by different fire departments in the United States. State Fire Academy in Jackson, Mississippi's choice for W.S. Darley pumper; Monett Fire Department in Montana's use of PIERCE quint; Ashland, Ohio's Fire Department's...
- APPARATUS DELIVERIES. // Fire Engineering;Feb2011, Vol. 164 Issue 2, p120
The article previews several fire trucks, including the KME pumper of the Fairview Park Fire Department of Ohio and the Seagrave pumper/tanker and the Fouts Bros. light rescue truck of Varick Fire Department of New York.