Wild in the City

Cavette, Chris
April 2007
Fire Chief;Apr2007, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p94
Trade Publication
The article features several wildland fire apparatus and trucks to prevent fire emergencies in California effectively. These rigs are generally more compact and maneuverable that full-size engines, and can be operated with fewer firefighters. Los Angeles County operates a fleet of 4x4 patrol pumpers which is suitable for hot and windy conditions in the area. The government of Reedley maneuvers a 500-gallon tank and Husky foam system to combat wildland areas and vegetation fires.


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