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ODIN Weapon Trailer-Mounted CAFS

ODIN Foam recently built a new trailer-mounted compressed-air foam system (CAFS) for the University of Illinois Fire College. It features the ODIN Weapon that consists of a 300-gallon water tank, 20-gallon foam tank, hose reel with 1-inch hose, hard suction ...

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The Complete Valor Experience

In the fire industry, seconds can make a difference when it comes to saving lives. With the focus on efficient seat design for firefighters, Valor First Responder Seating recognized the importance to have the quickest ingress and egress possible while ...

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Rig Logos At FDIC International 2019

FDIC International is a great place to see what departments across the country are building into their new rigs. It gives attendees a sampling from manufacturers located across the country, and most attendees will walk away with ideas to bring ...

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Turning Radius and Tapered Bumpers

By Bill Adams All the purchasing specification said was, “The bumper shall be 95 inches wide with 45-degree corners and side plates.” Unless the reader is the preferred dealer who wrote the document, that statement has little to no intrinsic ...

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Boston (MA) Fire Department 95-Foot Platform

CUSTOMER INFORMATION Truck Type: Aerials Dealer: Greenwood Emergency Vehicles Dealer Phone:  Email Address:  Shop Order: 142403 Body: Extruded aluminum Aerial:  Welded extruded aluminum ladder with 2.5 to 1 structural safety factor Chassis: Cyclone II Medium cab Engine:  Cummins ISX 12 Axle:  Tandem  

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