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  1. Fire Apparatus : Fire Truck Strikes Tree, Anderson County (KY) Firefighters Injured

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    Wed, 17 Dec 2014

      A number of Anderson County (KY) firefighters were injured when the apparatus they were traveling in crashed into a tree last night. According to WKYT, all the firefighters had been released from the hospital

  2. Know Your Breathing Apparatus


    Tue, 9 Dec 2014

    re going to cover the components of a breathing apparatus . The breathing apparatus is made up of a few different components. I ..... wearer. When it's gonna secure the breathing apparatus to the wearer. You have the waist strap. The

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    Mike Orrico. Today we're going to cover the components of a breathing apparatus . The breathing apparatus is made up of a few different components. I'm gonna start off with the backpack. The backpack is used to secure the cylinder in to the harness itself. There can be different types of cylinders used with this harness. Next is the shoulder straps. The shoulder straps are used to put over the shoulders of the wearer. When it's gonna secure the breathing apparatus to the wearer. You have the waist strap. The waist strap has two parts. You have the female portion and the male portion, which clip together around the waist. It's important when you do put on the breathing apparatus that you tighten up the waist strap and the shoulder straps all the way. Is the low pressure line that comes down
    a complete seal of the face piece to the wearer. This breathing apparatus is a piece of life safety equipment, It's imperative that you know the operation of the breathing apparatus , as it may save your life. Thank you for watching Fire Engineer Training Minutes. I'm Michael Rico.
  1. Apparatus Purchasing: a Series of Choices, Compromises, and Trade-Offs

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    Sun, 1 Jun 2014

    Peters Anyone who has attended one of my apparatus purchasing classes or read one of my ..... purchasing knows that I always point out that apparatus purchasing involves many choices, compromises ..... to the choices available when writing apparatus specifications using National Fire Protection

  2. Pierce Delivers Fire Apparatus to Irving (TX) Fire Department

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    Fri, 5 Dec 2014

    Dash CF pumpers and a Dash CF 105-foot heavy-duty ladder apparatus to the Irving Fire Department in Irving, Texas. Pierce has ..... amount of tools and rescue equipment. "On all of our Dash CF apparatus , there's plenty of compartment space," said Assistant

  3. Apparatus Deliveries

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    Mon, 1 Dec 2014

    uses this DANKO tanker to fight urban fires with rural water supply practices. On interstate highway calls, it uses the apparatus to block traffic while operating and uses Class A and B foam for grass and vehicle fires. Pump-and-roll capability allows

  4. Fire Apparatus : Golden State Fire Apparatus Expands to New Location, Adding In-House Customer Support Capabilities

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    Fri, 17 Oct 2014

    Golden State Fire Apparatus , celebrating its 25 th Anniversary in October 2014 ..... foot maintenance facility with space for up to 18 apparatus bays, making Golden State Fire Apparatus a single source provider for sales and service

  5. Fire Apparatus : FDIC 2014 Preview: Specifying Apparatus

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    Wed, 26 Feb 2014

    will be presenting "Specifying Fire Apparatus : Back to Basics" at this year's FDIC. Purchasing fire apparatus is a very involved process. This workshop ..... 1901, Standard for Automotive Fire Apparatus ; critical boilerplate information

  6. Fire Apparatus : Farewell to American LaFrance

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    Thu, 6 Feb 2014

    2014, ending its long history as a fire apparatus manufacturer. HERE , you can see both ..... products and the evolution of its fire apparatus . Below, John Malecky shares his memories of ALF apparatus , and Walt McCall offers a summary of

  7. Fire Apparatus & Emergency Equipment Magazine Named Official Media Partner of the FDSOA 2015 Apparatus Symposium

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    Tue, 13 May 2014

    Lawn, NJ, May 9, 2014 – Fire Apparatus & Emergency Equipment magazine ..... FDSOA) in support of their 2015 Apparatus Symposium, being held in Orlando ..... on January 18-20, 2015. Fire Apparatus & Emergency Equipment magazine

  8. Fire Apparatus : Detroit (MI) Fire Department Orders 10 Smeal Custom Pumpers

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    Thu, 25 Sep 2014

    Smeal Fire Apparatus Co. received an order for 10 custom ..... department's first order of Smeal fire apparatus . "Our department is facing the challenges ..... performance, and reliability. These new apparatus will significantly reduce our maintenance