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  1. Fire Apparatus : Easy Steps for Aerial Maintenance

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 23 Feb 2015

    By David T. Phelan Fire service apparatus advances can be divided into numerous areas ..... safety has driven practically every aerial apparatus change and advance. Today's aerial apparatus are infinitely safer than the aerial apparatus

  2. Fire Apparatus : Positioning Apparatus for Maximum Efficiency and Safety

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 23 Feb 2015

    the safe and effective placement of our apparatus on arrival or we will fail to execute ..... get a water supply. Placement of fire apparatus , according to Captain Bill Gustin of ..... obtaining a water supply caused by poor apparatus placement. (2) Fort Lauderdale Tower

  1. Fire Apparatus : All-Pierce Apparatus Fleets On Duty at Wisconsin's Two Largest Fire Departments

    Online Articles

    Tue, 17 Feb 2015

    and we’re thrilled to have Pierce apparatus in every one of their fire stations,” said ..... The Milwaukee Fire Department’s apparatus fleet includes a total of 45 Pierce pumpers ..... assistance of Scott Krueger and Reliant Fire Apparatus , we have continued to bring the best

  2. Firefighting News: Firefighters Among Four Injured in Ohio Fire Apparatus Crash

    Online Articles

    Fri, 6 Mar 2015

    among the four injured after a Munson Township (OH) fire apparatus was involved in a crash with two other vehicles, according ..... crashed head-on into the rig. The report said the fire apparatus driver and the GMC driver were hospitalized in critical condition

  3. Fire Apparatus Safety Bulletin: Drive to Survive

    Online Articles

    Wed, 18 Feb 2015

    an incident involving a serious fire apparatus crash . However, should that unfortunate ..... imperative that your department’s apparatus and driver training programs are NFPA ..... request and examine all aspects of your apparatus maintenance program, driver training

  4. Three Injured in Florida Fire Apparatus Crash

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    Thu, 12 Mar 2015

    March 12, 2015 Two paramedics were among the three injured today when a crash sent a Broward (FL) Sheriff's Fire Rescue apparatus into a fire hydrant, according to a news report. The fire truck crash also caused flooding in the Hollywood (FL) neighborhood

  5. Apparatus Purchasing: a Series of Choices, Compromises, and Trade-Offs

    Magazine Articles

    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

  6. 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

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

    Online Articles

    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. Know Your Breathing Apparatus

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    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.