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Miami-Dade (FL) Heavy Rescue

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Heavy Rescue

When spec’ing its new Heavy Rescue, Miami-Dade (FL) Fire Rescue chose a 26′ stainless steel SVI body mounted on a 20″ raised roof Sutphen 73″ chassis, which houses a 500 HP Cummins X12 engine. This walk-in rescue apparatus comes with ...

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Roll-Up Doors

Fire Apparatus & Emergency Equipment publishes a monthly list showing photos of about two dozen new apparatus deliveries. In the last three months, 66% of the deliveries featured roll-up compartment doors, 23% had hinged doors, and 11% had a combination of both.

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What Is A Light Rescue Truck?

In comparing dozens of OEMs’ Web sites, there is no common industry-wide description for a light rescue except for the intimation they’re support rather than suppression vehicles.

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LED Scene Lights

How does an APC determine what it should purchase? What can the APC compare proposed LED lights to?

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NFPA 1901 & Generators

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1901, Standard for Automotive Fire Apparatus, does not require an onboard generator on any of its various apparatus classifications. Nor does it require one under what specific minor equipment “shall be available” before a rig is placed in service.

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Seats Incorporated Releases Halo™ SCBA Bracket

The Halo™ bracket features Plasti-dipped rings designed to fit the full range of bottle diameters and has vertical height adjustment to accommodate different bottle heights.

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