BIG RESCUES, BIG JOBS
- APPARATUS DELIVERIES. Malecky, John M. // Fire Engineering;Jun2004, Vol. 157 Issue 6, p130
Features several fire vehicles used by different fire departments for fire fighting in the U.S. Design of the RESCUE 1 unit vehicle of Hastings Fire Rescue; Use of Marion Body in the Grisworld Fire Department; Description of the Pierce platform quint owned by the Fuquay-Varina Fire Department.
- APPARATUS DELIVERIES. Malecky, John M. // Fire Engineering;Nov2009, Vol. 162 Issue 11, p117
The article presents information on the features of several apparatus being used by fire departments in the U.S. According to Captain Don Collins of the Clemson University Fire EMS Department in South Carolina, the department designed the SEAGRAVE Meanstick to run as an engine with ladder and...
- APPARATUSDELIVERIES. Malecky, Tohn M. // Fire Engineering;Jan2006, Vol. 159 Issue 1, p211
This article presents information on several fire fighting equipment used by various fire departments in the U.S. The Boynton Beach, Florida, Fire Rescue Department rides a MEDTEC rescue ambulance with a crew of three including two paramedics. EMS Coordinator Michael Landress, EMT-P, said that...
- Battery tools vs. conventional hydraulics. Soland, Brent; Soland, Tom // Minnesota Fire Chief;Nov/Dec2015, Vol. 52 Issue 2, p16
The article focuses on battery operated rescue tools in fire service. It highlights the developments in batteries that have driven the market for battery operated rescue tools to grow quickly, particularly the developments in the chip technology used in new batteries. Some of the advantages and...
- NEW DELIVERIES. // Fire Chief;Sep2004, Vol. 48 Issue 9, p92
Features fire trucks delivered to fire departments in the U.S. recent as of September 2004. Ladder units; Rescue pumpers; Rear-mount pumpers.
- SPECIAL ORDER. Cavette, Chris // Fire Chief;Oct2005, Vol. 49 Issue 10, p62
Discusses specifications of vehicles used in fire departments. Advantages of utility vehicles; Mobile rehabilitation units; Foam tenders that can provide sustained flows of foam; Mobile-ventilation units.
- APPARATUS DELIVERIES. Malecky, John M. // Fire Engineering;Aug2002, Vol. 155 Issue 8, p138
Presents fire prevention equipment from fire department in the U.S. Key features of Emergency One pumper; Specifications of Sea Grave Mean Stick; Usability of KME pumper.
- THE USE OF ATMOSPHERIC MONITORS BY SUPPRESSION PERSONNEL. De Lisi, Steven M. // Fire Engineering;May2003, Vol. 156 Issue 5, p20
Focuses on the use of atmospheric monitors by fire departments. Factors to consider in using atmospheric monitors; Monitor operation; Calibration and repair; Personnel precautions; Interpretation of readings. INSET: Atmospheric Monitor Checklist.
- THE GREATEST INNOVATION IN THE FIRE SERVICE. // Fire Engineering;May2003, Vol. 156 Issue 5, p28
Explores the innovations in the fire service in the U.S. Engine-driven fire apparatus; Electronic communication; Personal protective equipment.