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Observing Data and Traffic Control

By Bill Adams After cruising several apparatus manufacturers’ Web sites and attending local and regional fire service trade shows, I’ve noticed many apparatus manufacturers are making modifications in the various ways they address the marketplace. Some are quite obvious while ...

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A Few Fire Apparatus Salesman Secrets

By Bill Adams In previous commentaries, I’ve mentioned that it is frustrating trying to interpret what specification writers are trying to say in specifications (specs) containing nebulous and confusing requirements. Extremely long, flamboyant, and hard-to-read verbiage can make the purchasing ...

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New Orleans PD Rolls Out Rig Built by Ferrara Fire Apparatus

In a time where peaceful gatherings can quickly turn into unruly demonstrations, having the ability to quickly adjust to any dynamic situation is paramount in keeping civilians and law enforcement teams safe. The New Orleans (LA) Police Department get that and have taken necessary precautions with their new Special Operations Unit.

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Rig of the Day: Ferrara Medium-Duty Rescue Truck

This Ferrara medium-duty rescue truck has been delibered to the Union Convent Volunteer Fire Department in Convent, Louisiana. It is built on a Freightliner cab and chassis and features an extruded aluminum body. For more recent Ferrara Fire Appparatus deliveries, visit https://www.ferrarafire.com/delivered/.

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