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Darley Pump School and CAFS Academy

Darley offers a comprehensive pump school and CAFS Academy covering everything from pump theory to operation, hands-on maintenance and repair of Darley pumps, CAFS and accessories. This past May, 16 year olds James and John Cox were the youngest students ...

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“Z” Hooks, Z-Combo Grip Handle

Great for salvage and overhaul, Zico‘s lightweight yet extremely strong poles feature 1″ O.D. handles and our special “Z” heads. The steel Z-Combo Grip handle adds the multi-functionality of a 1-3/4″ striking surface and 5-1/2″ hardened steel pry. Lengths Available: ...

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Aerial Fire Apparatus Jack Spotting

By Ricky Riley In a series of recent classes about truck company apparatus positioning, there has been a lot of discussion concerning the correct spotting of jacks/outriggers. Along with achieving the best position on the fireground for these vital pieces ...

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Rig of the Day: Town of Elizabethtown FD, NC

TYPE Custom Pumper CHASSIS KME Predator&trade Panther™ 100” MFD 4 Door with 10” Raised Roof Aluminum Construction Interior Can Storage Compartment (Rear Wall of the Cab Crew Area) 27” Front Bumper Extension with (2) Full Width Crosslays DRIVETRAIN Cummins ISL9 ...

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Today’s Rig of the Day comes from Christopher Radoian and is of a Daisy Mountain (AZ) Fire District’s Engine 141. The rig is a 2015 E-ONE Typhoon eMAX with a 1,250-gpm pump, 750-gallon tank, and 30-gallon foam tank.

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