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2015 Rosenbauer Commander Rescue Pumper

Photos and Description by Lindsay Dye Engine 791 began as a demonstrator unit for Rosenbauer until September 2017. Princeton (TX) Fire Rescue contracted to purchase the apparatus at that time, and the engine was configured to meet the needs of ...

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L-Tank Weight Considerations

By Bill Adams Pundits and commentators expound on the firematic benefits of using L-shaped booster tanks on pumpers. Apparatus manufacturers (OEMs) promote rigs with “New York City style” low hosebeds. (See Apparatus Purchasing: FDNY-Style Hosebeds, http://www.fireapparatusmagazine.com/articles/print/volume-22/issue-9/features/apparatus-purchasing-fdny-style-hosebeds.html.) No side is taken ...

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Tribute Graphics on Fire Apparatus

  In recent years, graphics on fire apparatus have evolved to include tributes. From the ubiquitous “We will never forget” to simple initials to remember an particularly active or skilled fire apparatus operator, one place where departments can get ideas ...

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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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