Tried & True

Cavette, Chris
July 2007
Fire Chief;Jul2007 Supplement, Vol. 51, p1
Trade Publication
The article discusses that the concept of two-piece engine companies remains a valid option for fire service in the U.S. It states that the advantage of the concept included the ability to carry more equipment and to allocate it to different jobs in different locations. While the disadvantages are that it requires twice the floor space in the station and twice the number of drivers and personnel to operate.


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