Cavette, Chris
December 2006
Fire Chief;Dec2006, Vol. 50 Issue 12, p64
Trade Publication
The article presents four fire departments in the US that acquired new fire trucks equipped with decontamination equipment. The Baltimore City Fire Department received new Pierce decontamination units purchased with Homeland Security funding. The New York Fire Department placed an order for two additional decontamination units to supplement the ones already in roster shortly after September 11, 2001.


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