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Down to the Last Stitch

Material and cover design are the first things you see when you inspect a Valor First Responder Seating product and Valor aims to provide best in class upholstery with a strong design focus from concept to execution, making sure your ...

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Ask a Darley Engineer

Depending on the brand of engine, the new tier 4 engine can mean a number of new exhaust aftertreatment considerations when laying out and installing a diesel-powered pump.

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Is Fire Truck Sandbagging Ethical?

By Bill Adams Sandbagging is a term often heard when playing cards and sports. It’s a term that isn’t necessarily deceitful, although it can be. In the world of fire apparatus purchasing, sandbagging happens all the time, although it’s not ...

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Gallery: 2018 Ferrara Cinder Pumper

Photos and description by Lindsay Dye Engine 1 began service on March 16, 2018, with the Lowry Crossing (TX) Volunteer Fire Department. The rig is built on a Ferrara Cinder cab and chassis with an 8-inch raised roof. Seating for ...

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