- Capital Improvement. Brandes, Tom // Fire Chief Exclusive Insight;6/ 1/2011, p9
The article reports on the first-ever mobile command vehicle of Trenton Fire and Emergency Services in New Jersey. It states that the vehicle will be critical to the day-to-day operations of the department for long-duration and large fires and extended operations such as water rescues and hazmat...
- Volunteer Hazmat Response. BACHMAN, ERIC G. // Fire Engineering;Sep2008, Vol. 161 Issue 9, p16
The article features the all-volunteer hazardous material (hazmat) team Haz Mat 2 (HM2) formed in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania in 1983. The county has signed a contract with the team authorizing it to respond to all sorts of hazmat incidents within the area in compliance with the Hazardous...
- ENGINE AND TRUCK INITIAL ACTIONS AT A HAZ-MAT RESPONSE. Brennan, Christopher // Fire Engineering;May2004, Vol. 157 Issue 5, p119
Discusses fire engine and truck companies' initial actions at a hazardous material response. Isolation of the incident in the early stages; Use of binoculars and the "North American Emergency Response Guidebook" to identify the product or products involved; Process of notification; Establishment...
- Mesa opts for HazSim to enhance hazmat training realism. Roberts, Mary Rose // Fire Chief Expert Blog;12/28/2012, p2
The article reports that the Mesa Fire/Medical Department utilized HazSim to conduct year-end hazmat drills, as it simulates chemical identification that cover to a maximum of 1,000 metres of area range.
- Mesa opts for HazSim to enhance hazmat training realism. ROBERTS, MARY ROSE // Fire Chief;Jan2013, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p78
The article discusses the use of HazSim, a hazmat (hazardous substances)-detection simulation system for chemical identification drills for fire department in Mesa.
- When 1 is Better Than 2. Martin, Pat // Fire Chief Exclusive Insight;4/ 1/2011, p3
The article evaluates the hazardous materials (hazmat) response vehicles used by the Glendale Fire Department in Glendale, Arizona from SVI Trucks Inc.
- Haz Mat: On the Line. Peterson, David F. // Fire Engineering;Apr2001, Vol. 154 Issue 4, p121
Presents tips on how United States fire departments can properly and safely respond to hazardous material accidents. Physical hazards of gasoline; Enormity of gasoline's heat of combustion; Role of the communications center in clarifying the type of gas in a gas leak; Rules of response;...
- 148th fire department receives new P-30 rescue fire truck. // Minnesota Fire Chief;Jan/Feb2011, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p31
This article announces that the 148th Fire Department in Duluth, Minnesota received a new P-30 Fire Rescue vehicle.
- START MAKING SENSE. Cavette, Chris // Fire Chief;Dec2004, Vol. 48 Issue 12, p66
Reports on features of trailers that have been increasingly used by fire departments because of the low cost, high capacity and versatility of functions they offer. Doubling as hazardous materials units; Command and communications facilities; Mounted generator-light units; Mounted foam tankers;...