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Quint Apparatus

03/01/2003
Quint ApparatusThere have been many "advances" in the fire service over the past 50 years or so—some good and some not so good. Some have stood the test; others have fallen by the wayside. One of the newer concepts is the quint concept. A quint has all of the features of a quad—a fire pump, a water (booster) tank, hose, and a full complement of ground ladders—plus an aerial ladder.Some departments have eliminated engine and truck companies and elected to respond only quints. Most of these departments have procedures that dictate who does what at a fire. Normally, the first quint takes on engine company operations and the second-in quint assumes truck company operations. ...

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