Sill, Rodger
May 2007
Fire Chief;May2007, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p80
Trade Publication
The article reports on the enhancement made by the Stanley Fire Department to upgrade its fire protection equipment and services in Iowa. The changes in the Fire department includes adopting modern personal protective gear, purchase a used 2,600 gallon mobile water supply tanker, and enhancing its International Organization for Standardization (ISO) classification, and adopted the Federal Excess Personal Property (FEPP) program to keep its firefighters physically fits.


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