Maintenance
EVT Talk with Greg Moore

EVT Talk with Greg Moore

Moore cites areas he has seen such investment pay off, and also discusses how to educate department brass about the complexity of today’s rigs.

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Three Voltage Readings and Where We Find Them

Three Voltage Readings and Where We Find Them

Today, we will suggest some non-intrusive and time-saving tests. By performing these routinely, they can become second nature. These allow us to retrieve a significant amount of pertinent information and there may be times when these are the only tests needed.

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EV Tech Talk: What Happens When You Shift Out of Road Mode Into Pump Mode?

EV Tech Talk: What Happens When You Shift Out of Road Mode Into Pump Mode?

Fire department training divisions should include some input from the mechanical division. As a mechanic, I can’t teach someone the proper way to put out a fire. I’m not trained for that. In the same breath, firefighters aren’t expected to know how the equipment they use works mechanically. Although firefighters don’t need to understand how to fix the equipment, a general understanding of how something works affects how they use it.

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So, What Is a Voltage Drop Anyway?

So, What Is a Voltage Drop Anyway?

By Kevin Roberts “Voltage Drop” as a phrase has almost become a cliché, a series of words that is commonly used but not always well understood. In this article I will try to get below the surface. Let’s get so familiar with the Voltage Drop principle so that when we...

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Brighton (CO) Fire Rescue District Fleet Maintenance

Brighton (CO) Fire Rescue District Fleet Maintenance

https://youtu.be/PKsTpcT77bc More than 50 vehicles keep Brighton (CO) Fire Rescue District mechanics Doug and Scott busy. See how they manage the large fleet, plus take a look inside the District's new Fleet Maintenance Facility. Related   The Rig: Thinking About...

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