Markley, Rick
May 2008
Fire Chief;May2008, Vol. 52 Issue 5, p64
Trade Publication
The article provides information on a solar panel installed by the San Rafael Fire Department in San Rafael, California. Firefighters Dave Holland and Steve Rutkowski had the idea to set up the solar panel on the roof of an engine company rig. The purpose was to wire the panel to the rig's battery to provide a charge.


Related Articles

  • High hopes for a hot technology. Drake, Diana Lasseter // Business News New Jersey;05/31/99, Vol. 12 Issue 22, p4 

    Highlights Lifesight Plus thermal imager fire-fighting equipment developed by Electrophysics. Description of the technology; Company background; Interest of the United States legislature and the administration; Congressional bill allocating a yearly budget for the nation's fire service.

  • APPARATUS DELIVERIES. Malecky, John M. // Fire Engineering;Sep2007, Vol. 160 Issue 9, p136 

    This article presents a list of fire fighting equipment delivered to fire companies around the United States.

  • Ultra-Efficient Solar Power.  // MIT Technology Review;Jul/Aug2013, Vol. 116 Issue 4, p8 

    Letters to the editor are presented in response to the article 'Ultra-Efficient Solar Power" in the May/June 2013 issue.

  • The Tactical Gap. KASTROS, ANTHONY // Fire Engineering;Apr2015, Vol. 168 Issue 4, p87 

    In this article, the author offers information on the management of the firefighting equipment industry, leadership and the effort of employees. It mentions that the Tactical Gap manifests itself in many forms and occurs on the fireground and in the administrative environment. It also mentions...

  • APPARATUS DELIVERIES. Malecky, John M. // Fire Engineering;Jul2006, Vol. 159 Issue 7, p122 

    This article presents information about various equipment and supplies used by fire departments. Fire Company 4 uses Sea-Grave pumper tanker. According to Captain Chris Konash, it covers many nonhydranted areas in the southern section of Mahwah Township, New Jersey. The Hammond, Indiana, Fire...

  • COMPANY/ASSOCIATION NEWS.  // Fire Engineering;Jul2006, Vol. 159 Issue 7, p139 

    The article presents news briefs related to fire fighting in the U.S. American LuFrance LLC is locating its corporate headquarters and emergency and vocational vehicle assembly plant in North Charleston, South Carolina. Pierce Manufacturing Inc. has appointed Global Emergency Products, an...

  • E-com venture yields red-hot results. Rapoza, Jim // PC Week;08/16/99, Vol. 16 Issue 33, p38 

    Evaluates the efforts of software vendors who were challenged to address the Web ambitions of Fire Department Apparatus and Equipment Sales Inc. of Tunbride, Vermont. The performance of iCat Corp., Inex Corp., Intershop Communications Inc. and Viaweb Inc. regarding Firetec's Web site. INSET:...

  • Proven worthy. SAUER, BRUCE // Trailer / Body Builders;Jan2014, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p20 

    The article discusses how Ferrara Fire Apparatus Inc. is manufacturing fire apparatus that comply with national and international regulations. Topics discussed include frequent testing of products at the company's manufacturing plant in Louisiana, compliance with the test procedure of the...

  • APPARATUS DELIVERIES. Malecky, John M. // Fire Engineering;Sep2004, Vol. 157 Issue 9, p106 

    The article focuses on instruments related to firefighting developed by various fire departments. The Farmington Fire Department designed its two PIERCE pumpers with high-powered engines to handle steep grades; foam systems were also specified because of a number of gas and oil wells in the...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics