Fire/EMS Product News

November 2007
Fire Chief;Nov/Dec2007 Supplement, Vol. 9 Issue 6, p1
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The article features several products related to Fire/Emergency Medical Service (EMS). Task Force Tips has released dual-pressure automatic nozzles wherein users will get the maximum reach at flows up to 500 gpm. The hydraulic hose bed cover by Smeal Fire Apparatus features a storage area that is covered with two aluminum treadplate doors. Road Rescue has launched the safety ambulance that protects emergency medical technicians (EMT) while working on patients during the transport.


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