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The Halligan: “The Maximum in Utility, Efficiency and Speed”

Thu, Aug 28, 2014

How, when, and where did the halligan originate? Check out our latest From the Fire Engineering Vault feature, where you can find Fire Engineering articles on the topic. Fire Department of New York (FDNY) officer Mike Ciampo offers some more background on this classic firefighting tool and the man behind it.

Pierce Delivers Five Velocity Fire Apparatus to Lake Havasu City (AZ) Fire Department

Thu, Aug 28, 2014

Pierce Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, delivered four Pierce Velocity pumpers and one Pierce Velocity 105-foot heavy-duty ladder to the Lake Havasu City Fire Department in Arizona.

Kentucky Fire Truck Falls into Hole in Collapse

Tue, Aug 26, 2014

A Summerville Fire Department apparatus that was being prepared for a funeral fell into a hole after a parking garage collapsed in Green County, Kentucky.

Montana Fire Chief Dies From Injuries Sustained in Accident

Mon, Aug 25, 2014

Fort Shaw Fire Chief Dave Anderson has died from injuries he sustained in a crash near Vaughn in July.

Steve Skipton: You Live and You Learn

Mon, Aug 25, 2014

Fire Apparatus & Emergency Equipment Editor Chris Mc Loone on the passing of Steve Skipton.

Philadelphia Fire Truck Breaks Down En Route to Call

Sat, Aug 23, 2014

While en route to a service call Friday, the drive shaft of a Philadelphia fire truck broke off, stranding firefighters and the truck for several hours.

Ice Bucket Challenge Firefighters Remain in Hospital

Sat, Aug 23, 2014

Two Central Kentucky firefighters remained hospitalized a day after they were shocked by a power line while helping out with an "ice bucket challenge."

Firefighters Injured During 'Ice Bucket Challenge' in Kentucky

Thu, Aug 21, 2014

Three firefighters were injured while participating in the "ice bucket challenge" on Campbellsville University in Kentucky, according to a news report.

Fire in Boston Triple-Decker Goes to Four Alarms

Thu, Aug 21, 2014

Fire crews battled a four-alarm fire today at a triple-decker fire in Boston, Massachusetts, according to the Boston Fire Department.

Allied EMS Receives New Emergency Vehicles

Wed, Aug 20, 2014

Braun Ambulances and their Michigan dealer, Kodiak Emergency Vehicles, worked with Allied EMS Systems, Inc. to deliver new units to the organization in July 2014.

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The Halligan: “The Maximum in Utility, Efficiency and Speed”

August 28, 2014 How, when, and where did the halligan originate? Check out our latest From the Fire Engineering Vault feature, where ...

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