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  1. Minnesota Suburban Departments Try New Helmets

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    Sun, 10 Mar 2013

    Led by pioneers White Bear Lake and Eagan (MN), at least 10 Twin Cities fire departments are using new European-style helmets.

  2. Quint Apparatus

    Magazine Articles

    Sat, 1 Mar 2003

    the fire service, it would be in suburban departments , but again, what are the crew members ..... advancement from one location. In urban/ suburban departments , a quint's versatility may be ..... do answer calls with some of our suburban departments that have them. It has been my

  1. Hose Loads for Increased Operational Effectiveness

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 1 May 2003

    By Tom Sitz In the world of quint concepts and three-firefighter engine companies, many suburban departments are getting away from or reducing static loaded hosebeds off the rear of the engine. (I mention quints because of the amount

  2. Product Showcase

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    Thu, 23 Oct 2014

    axle, low-travel height, aluminum ladder with a 100-foot vertical reach. Designed with both urban and suburban departments in mind, this highly maneuverable 100-foot ladder boasts a mere 220-inch wheelbase and 11-foot jack spread with

  3. December 2014

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 22 Dec 2014

    What is the answer to this question? I am a 13-year rookie of the fire service and a lieutenant in a small suburban department outside of Atlanta. I started my career as a firefighter with a GED and no formal education. Since joining the

  4. Fire News: Nine Departments Battle Lake County (IL) Fire

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    Tue, 21 Jan 2014

    Forty firefighters from nine suburban departments battled a house fire in Lake County for two hours Monday night and Tuesday morning, reports The Chicago Tribune. One person was

  5. Cause of Lemont (IL) Refinery Fire Under Investigation

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    Thu, 24 Oct 2013

    for, said Reaves. The crude oil unit was immediately shut down, and firefighters from Lemont and surrounding suburban departments helped bring the fire under control by 10 p.m. "The refinery is conducting air monitoring and is working

  6. PRODUCTS/SERVICES/MEDIA

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    Wed, 2 Oct 2013

    axle, low-travel height, aluminum ladder with a 100-foot vertical reach. Designed with both urban and suburban departments in mind, this highly maneuverable 100-foot ladder boasts a mere 220-inch wheelbase and 11-foot jack spread with

  7. Suburban Fire Tactics: Tactical Rescue Decision Making

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 1 Mar 2012

    placement, and utility control. Unfortunately, many suburban departments lack dedicated truck companies to arrive simultaneously ..... the fire). Initiating the interior attack, for most suburban departments , is the first action of rescue. Does it take time to

  8. (May 2011)

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 May 2011

    moved up the ladder to become command officers and have many decades of firefighting experience in metro and suburban departments . Many have had the unfortunate experience of being directly involved in firefighter fatalities (author included) and