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LEDs Taking Over Firefighting Apparatus

By Alan M. Petrillo There’s been a quiet revolution in lighting on all types of fire apparatus, and light emitting diodes-better known as LEDs-are leading the charge. LEDs have many advantages over other types of lighting devices: They draw less ...

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Apparatus Purchasing: Consultants and Spec Writers

Bill Adams When writing apparatus purchasing specifications, many fire departments procure the services of individuals or entities not affiliated with the fire department-outsiders. Except for those purchasing apparatus regularly, most departments don’t have personnel with the time or expertise to ...

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