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  1. Serious Decisions Are Necessary When Specifying Aerial Apparatus

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Jun 2010

    requirements and prices of a new aerial apparatus to protect his city. The chief ..... operating parameters of the various aerial apparatus available to efficiently serve ..... salvage. Many features of the aerial apparatus help to accomplish these tasks

  2. Positioning Aerial Apparatus When You’re Not First Due

    Online Articles

    Wed, 1 Oct 2008

    biggest challenge chauffeurs of aerial apparatus face is the limitation of their ..... This tower ladder was the third aerial apparatus to arrive; the first two ..... tower ladder was the fourth aerial apparatus and the first tower ladder

  1. FDIC 2014: Session: Aerial Apparatus Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance

    Conference Sessions

    Thu, 10 Apr 2014

    Aerial Apparatus Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance Session # Format: Classroom Session (Single Speaker/1.45 HOUR) Ability Level Ability Level: All Levels

  2. FDIC 2014: Session: Aerial Apparatus Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance

    Conference Sessions

    Thu, 10 Apr 2014

    Friday - April 11 2014 - 8:30AM - 10:15AM Aerial Apparatus Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance Bergenfield NJ Fire Dept. Description Operational checks are often not performed to the

  3. Metz Aerial Apparatus in Service in Britain

    Online Articles

    Thu, 21 Jun 2012

    Metz customers in the UK are supplied with all-round service and after sales support through cooperation with a local partner.

  4. Fire Service Industry News: Spartan ERV Reports Increased Demand for Aerial Offerings

    Online Articles

    Sun, 17 Aug 2014

    Company"), a business unit of Spartan Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPAR), is celebrating increased demand for its aerial apparatus during the International Association of Fire Chiefs Fire-Rescue International show in Dallas, Texas. Since January

  5. METHODS FOR SAFE AREAL DEVICE OPERATIONS

    Magazine Articles

    Sat, 1 Jun 1996

    The author addressed the basics of placing aerial apparatus in "The Basics: Aerial Apparatus Placement," in the September 1994 issue ..... for other companies. Note: When spotting aerial apparatus , always watch for overhead electrical wires

  6. THE CONTRIBUTING CAUSES TO AERIAL FAILURES

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Jul 1996

    JAMES T. STEFFENS Although aerial apparatus standards are continuing to ..... experience an inordinate number of aerial apparatus accidents and failures. Why ..... known existing visual record of aerial apparatus failures--is continuously

  7. Apparatus Deliveries

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 1 Nov 2001

    Fire Company in Howell Township, New Jersey, purchased this SEAGRAVE "Mean Stick" quint, the company's first aerial apparatus . Jerry Murphy, chairman of the Board of Fire Commissioners, says the vehicle will serve an area of low-income

  8. FDIC 2014: Session: Effective Use of Tower Ladders in Tactical Operations

    Conference Sessions

    Wed, 9 Apr 2014

    Although the popularity of tower ladders has grown, they are still less common than traditional “straight stick” aerial apparatus , and their optimum use is not always understood. To obtain maximum benefit from this versatile type of apparatus, firefighters, officers, and incident commanders must ...