Atoka decided on a SLR 75 built on a Monarch heavy-duty custom chassis with a 62-inch four-door extended cab and a 10-inch raised roof seating five firefighters, three of them in SCBA (self-contained breathing apparatus) seats.
An industrial setting requires fire trucks to flow a high volume of pressured water and foam at an extremely high rate of speed to elevated storage tanks and large processing facilities.
The Emergency Plug® has been developed to prevent unpredictable vehicle movement by any full or hybrid electric vehicle (EV) in an emergency situation as well as during regular maintenance, quickly creating and maintaining a safe working environment.
We are inspired by the overwhelming enthusiasm and creativity showcased in our second Thought Leadership Essay Competition. With a commendable 85 entries centered on recruitment and diversity, equity, inclusion (DEI) within the fire service, it’s evident that our fire service heroes are eager to spotlight this important discussion.
During the 1970s and 1980s there was a big nationwide push to go metric. I thought it was a foolish idea back then and still do today. Decimals and fractions have worked well for eons. They still do today. Regardless, almost five decades ago someone in the federal bureaucracy thought it was a great idea to use metrics.
Don’t let the size fool you, with the Darley 1500-gpm pump it will take care of all of our water supply needs.
Travis County (TX) ESD No. 1 was seeking to replace a rear-mount aerial ladder quint with a more maneuverable mid-mount model and turned to Sutphen Corp. who built a SL 75 aerial ladder quint for the district.
The National Fire Protection Association’s NFPA 1900 Standard for Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Vehicles, Automotive Fire Apparatus, Wildland Fire Apparatus and Automotive Ambulances becomes effective Jan. 1, 2024. It is not an easy read and it will not fit in your back pocket.
Darley’s In Service Podcast | New Eco-Friendly Efforts at Darley; India’s Fire Service Industry; Leaders Need to Look in the Mirror
In this episode of the In Service podcast, “New Eco-friendly Efforts at Darley”, we feature a special guest, Amanda Norman, a manufacturing engineering manager at Darley. She shares her transition from product development and enhancement to a focus on manufacturing engineering the most efficient and highest quality products Darley has to offer.
Unmanned Systems are being added as critical team members across first responder teams, and adoption is predicted to grow by 10% in the next seven years according to Cognitive Market Research. While it is easy to buy a drone, the work of setting up a viable program can be daunting.
Each apparatus was specifically designed for the Orlando Fire Department and its unique Central Florida firefighting needs.
David Rea, Cortland’s chief, says the department wanted to replace a pumper that Cortland had outgrown in terms of how much equipment they wanted to carry. “We purchased a new rescue-pumper from Sutphen Corp. through the Ohio State Term Schedule, which is a cooperative purchasing program that Sutphen participates in,” Rea says.