Sorensen, Bob
December 2003
Fire Chief;Dec2003, Vol. 47 Issue 12, p72
Trade Publication
Features light-rescue vehicles used by fire fighters in the U.S. Considerations in determining the total weight load of the vehicle; Light tower and warning light requirements for light-rescue trucks; Installation of generators; Air systems consideration; Storage requirements. INSET: TOOLS OF THE TRADE.


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