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Used Fire Apparatus

By Darley Team Fire departments will often be in a situation where they either have the money to buy a new rig and need to make space for it, or one of their rigs no longer makes financial sense and ...

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Prove How I Didn’t Meet Your Specs!

By Bill Adams Evaluating proposals for a new fire truck can be a challenging experience when purchasing specifications (specs) are vague and ambiguous. The task can be overwhelming when each party involved has a different interpretation of a purchaser’s written ...

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The Rig: Thinking About the Mechanic

By Ricky Riley In the past when purchasing an engine for a career department or the volunteer firehouse, we usually were only concerned in getting the operational options that would make the apparatus perform better on the fireground and for ...

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