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  1. Firefighting News: Ladder Truck Incident at Training Facility Injures Three Georgia Firefighters

    Online Articles

    Tue, 22 Jul 2014

    Hall County fire officials said a ladder truck incident at the county's training center ..... sort of mechanical failure involving the ladder truck . "They were extended up in the ladder truck , the bucket truck," Cagle explained

  2. Apparatus Positioning At Multiple Dwelling Fires

    Online Articles

    Thu, 19 May 2011

    aren’t taxi cabs; they are fire trucks.” Engines and ladder trucks all should be in a position at a fire that will allow them ..... building on the fourth floor of a five-story building with no ladder truck in front of the building. I ordered the second ladder company

  1. The 75-Foot Quint: Know What It Can Do

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 Feb 2009

    traditional pumpless ladder truck , equipped with ..... ISO)-rated ladder trucks . Quints may ..... out engine with ladder truck capabilities ..... to engines and ladder trucks ). If planning ..... engine and a ladder truck , plan well

  2. Two Baltimore Fire Companies Disbanded

    Online Articles

    Mon, 9 Jul 2012

    Baltimore officials say that disbanding Squad 11 and Ladder Truck 15 is making better use of its resources, reports ..... Hoffman says they're losing added protection of having ladder trucks covering the crews on the ground. Read more of the

  3. DETACHABLE LADDER PIPE OPERATIONS

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 Oct 2006

    are a firefighter assigned to a ladder truck company. Your regular apparatus ..... personnel to the scene. Aerial ladder trucks are positioned around the structure ..... efficient process. However, the ladder truck with the traditional straight

  4. AERIAL LADDER TRUCK

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 1 Nov 1996

    AERIAL LADDER TRUCK Central States Fire Apparatus, Inc.: Available with 60-, 75-, and 109-foot ladders. Welded, high-strength steel ladder

  5. Fight for Philadelphia Fire Apparatus Funding Looms

    Online Articles

    Thu, 13 Mar 2014

    in dire need of new ladder trucks . "We are rapidly ..... funding." A new ladder truck costs $600,000 ..... to purchase two new ladder trucks last year and is ordering ..... The city has 27 ladder trucks and 10 reserve trucks

  6. Truck Company Functions

    Magazine Articles

    Sat, 1 Mar 2008

    regardless of whether you have a ladder truck or not, these tasks have ..... again, whether you have a ladder truck or not. Jeffrey Schwering ..... s priority list. If the ladder truck is first on-scene and an ..... strictly industrial area, our ladder trucks respond only when the fire

  7. USING MASTER STREAMS FROM STRAIGHT-STICK AERIALS

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 Apr 2001

    Department has been purchasing aerial ladder trucks with preplumbed waterways and remote ..... Additionally, the new generation of ladder trucks has aerial ladders of stout construction ..... clearance necessary for modern aerial ladder trucks with the preplumbed waterways. These

  8. After the Tornado: Interview with Joplin (MO) Fire Chief Mitchell Randles

    Video

    Thu, 28 Jul 2011

    with, with the state and you have a crew here with two engines and >> We just went there, they run a ladder trucks . >> A ladder truck , so you have a crew here. >> Mm-hm. >> So as it starts to come through, what was the first major

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    with two engines and >> We just went there, they run a ladder trucks . >> A ladder truck , so you have a crew here. >> Mm-hm. >> So as it starts to come through, what was the first major. Part