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Thu, Oct 23, 2014

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Angry Protest over Attempt to Close Albany (NY) Ladder Company

Fri, Oct 17, 2014

Citizens and firefighters showed up in droves to protest the attempt to eliminate a ladder truck at a fire station in the city of Albany, New York.

The Blessing of a New Fire Truck

Wed, Oct 15, 2014

Clive (IA) Fire Department Chaplain Patrick J. McDonald offers this inspiring account of his most recent fire truck blessing.  

The Professional Volunteer Fire Department: Get the Word Out

Mon, Oct 13, 2014

A well-informed firefighter can also enhance the department's professional image, and that means leaders need to keep their members informed. Tom Merrill offers some ways to do so.

Maryland Fire Truck Burns During Response

Tue, Oct 7, 2014

A fire apparatus caught fire during an emergency response yesterday in Silver Spring, Maryland.

Update on Fatal Reading (PA) Off-Campus Housing Fire

Tue, Sep 23, 2014

Ed Comeau shares an update on a fire in Reading, Pennsylvania, that claimed the life of Matt Rein, an Albright College sophomore.

XRT Power Systems Announces Hydraulic Tool Power

Tue, Sep 16, 2014

XRT Power Systems has your solution for hydraulic tool power for the increasingly popular 
F-550 diesel 4x4 fire rescue trucks.

Apparatus Deliveries

Mon, Sep 8, 2014

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Apparatus Deliveries

Tue, Aug 19, 2014

The Lickdale Community Fire Company, Jonestown, Pennsylvania, designed this ALEXIS pumper in a size to accommodate the weight limit of its bridges and to negotiate narrow roads with all around easier maneuverability, explains Chief Paul Snyder.

Warner Bodies Moves into New Manufacturing Facility

Thu, Aug 14, 2014

Warner Bodies, a leading manufacturer of service bodies, crane trucks, haulers, fire/rescue trucks, brush trucks and custom vehicles is celebrating its move into a completely remodeled 240,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Elwood, Indiana

Apparatus Deliveries

Tue, Jul 22, 2014

The Beresford (SD) Fire Rescue Department designed this DANKO vehicle to respond to medical calls, extrications, and other rescue situations, explains Chief Tarz Millinix.

Ladder Truck Incident at Training Facility Injures Three Georgia Firefighters

Tue, Jul 22, 2014

Hall County fire officials said a ladder truck incident at the county's training center Tuesday afternoon has injured three firefighters

Midwest Fire Gains U.S. Forest Service Approval on Two Fire Apparatus

Tue, Jul 15, 2014

Midwest Fire Equipment and Repair Company, (Midwest Fire) announced this week that the company has received notification from the United States Forest Service that two of their fire apparatus have qualified to be approved by their vendor qualifications.

Apparatus Deliveries

Mon, Jun 23, 2014

The Bernville (PA) Community Fire Company replaced an older rescue truck that had a walk-in body with this RESCUE 1 demo.

Smeal Fire Apparatus Co Acquires UST Fire Apparatus

Thu, Jun 19, 2014

Smeal Fire Apparatus Co. (Smeal) announced today that they have agreed to purchased U.S. Tanker Fire Apparatus, LLC (UST) effective July 1st. 

Smeal Fire Apparatus Acquires LTI Aerial Assets

Thu, Jun 12, 2014

Smeal Fire Apparatus Co. announced today that is has acquired the assets of LTI, including LTI ladders, platforms and tractor-drawn aerials, Squrt, and TeleSqurt boom-ladders and Snorkel articulating aerial platforms.

Apparatus Deliveries

Fri, May 23, 2014

The North Arlington (NJ) Fire Department designed this KME pumper with low crosslays for an easier, safer deployment and with a larger water tank for a stronger initial fire attack, states Captain John Inzinna. The scene lighting covers 360° around the vehicle.

Apparatus Deliveries

Fri, Apr 25, 2014

This SMEAL pumper is one of two that is placed in service in the Cleveland (OH) Fire Department.

New Color Scheme for Ocala (FL) Fire Rescue Fire Apparatus

Fri, Mar 7, 2014

The first of several replacement emergency vehicles that have been ordered by Ocala (FL) Fire Rescue has been received.

Apparatus Deliveries

Wed, Mar 5, 2014

The Bahama (NC) Fire Rescue uses its two ALEXIS pumper/tankers to protect a very rural area of nearly 40 square miles, two percent of which is covered by hydrants.

Farewell to American LaFrance

Farewell to American LaFrance

Thu, Feb 6, 2014

After more than 100 years in business, American LaFrance (ALF) announced it was going out of business on January 17, 2014, ending its long history as a fire apparatus manufacturer. Here, you can see both a visual history of the company's products and the evolution of its fire apparatus.

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