TITLE

Is it Time to Reinvent the Mini Pumper?

AUTHOR(S)
Loeb, Donald L.
PUB. DATE
May 2004
SOURCE
Fire Chief;May/Jun2004 Supplement, Vol. 48, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the need to reconsider the mini pumper for use in firefighting. Suggestion that scientific upgrades involving some of their previous shortcomings might be put right, making them better suited; Advantages offered by mini pumpers compared to large pumpers; Use of the small unit to take minor calls with a two-person crew.
ACCESSION #
13231600

 

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