Fire Service Industry News: The Next Generation of Fire Truck Innovation

09/21/2013
As a source of fire department pride, identity, and performance perhaps nothing distinguishes a station like its fire trucks.  Far from an assembly line vehicle, every fire truck is custom built with capabilities and features carefully chosen to suit the needs of the firefighters and the communities they serve.  Now a wave of next generation innovations in fire truck designs are enhancing the safety and effectiveness of firefighters, particularly in rural areas with fewer water or manpower resources. Some of these innovations have helped save structures by allowing more water to be applied to the fire and by cutting travel time to the water source.  Others are enhancing sa...

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