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- Fire Prevention Bureau. Zalesiak, Dave; Kiurski, Tom // Fire Engineering;Apr2006, Vol. 159 Issue 4, p223
The article describes several golf cart-type fire vehicles introduced by fire departments in the U.S. In August 1998, Skokie Fire Department built its modified golf-cart as a fire prevention vehicle which appeared as an old steam fire engine. Virginia Beach Fire Department also introduced its...
- APPARATUS DELIVERIES. Malecky, John M. // Fire Engineering;Sep2005, Vol. 158 Issue 9, p124
Presents various fire prevention equipment and supplies provided to local fire departments in the U.S.
- EMS EQUIPMENT. // Fire Chief;Nov/Dec2003 Supplement, Vol. 47, p11
Presents several firefighting and emergency management equipment. Philips Electronic's HeartStart MRx monitor/defibrillator; Medical Devices International's CPR Micromask; Armstrong Medical Industries' Heine disposable Macintosh and Miller laryngoscope.
- RESCUE AND SQUAD COMPANY OPERATIONS. Hinkle, Daniel T. // Fire Engineering;Sep2005, Vol. 158 Issue 9, p32
Looks into the operations and missions of rescue and squad company of fire departments in the U.S. Assessment of the various types of companies and their specific equipment and apparatus; Details of the search and rescue, forcible entry, utility control, and salvage missions and operations;...
- Monitored Fire Tech Goes to School. // Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Jan2006, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p10
The article introduces the wireless electronically monitored fire extinguishers given to the Mountain View Middle School of Goffstown, New Hampshire by the National Association of State Fire Marshals (NASFM). This move was considered part of a fire safety demonstration project facilitated by...
- Tricks of the Trade: LADDERS, LIGHTS, KNOTS, AND NOZZLES. Grant, Stuart; Stephens, Les // Fire Engineering;Oct2006, Vol. 159 Issue 10, p26
The article presents several tricks involving fire apparatus, to make the job of fire fighters safer and easier. They include the venting in a window and the proper positioning of a ladder set on it for the rescue, the untying of a double overhand granny knot that is tied in a halyard, and the...
- APPARATUS DELIVERIES. Malecky, John M. // Fire Engineering;Jan2008, Vol. 161 Issue 1, p208
The article reports on equipment which is being used by various fire departments. A pumper which is used by the fire department in Alsip, Illinois is discussed, as is a pumper which was designed by the fire department in Concord Township, Indiana. Rescue boats which have been purchased by the...
- Portable Tank. // Fire Chief;Jan2006, Vol. 50 Issue 1, Special section p8
The article focuses on the 20,000-gallon self-supporting tank from Fol-da-tank. The tank is constructed of a new high-tensile strength and tear-resistant vinyl to accommodate the immense pressure of 160,000 pounds of water. It comes with up to six fittings at no additional charge.
- OUT WITH THE OLD. Cavette, Chris // Fire Chief;Feb2006, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p62
The article discusses the reasons why fire departments in the United States need to replace their old firefighting equipment. Ten of the major reasons are improved safety, easier operation, better ride and handling, more equipment space, improved fire suppression, additional support systems,...