Do More with Less

Cavette, Chris
July 2006
Fire Chief;Jul2006, Vol. 50 Issue 7, p82
Trade Publication
The article provides some insights into the benefits and limitations of using multi-purpose rigs which can carry more equipment and provide more services for fire departments. These systems can increase the number of functions that a department can handle. The rigs can improve equipment and logistic support, leading to cost-effective operations by fire departments.


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