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  1. B.R.A.T.® Brush Rapid Attack Truck


    Thu, 13 Nov 2014

    We have utilized over 30 years of experience to design a brush truck built for tough jobs in those hard-to-reach areas that other trucks just can't get to.

  2. Steps to Prevent Firefighter Deaths in Truck Rollovers Recommended by NIOSH

    Online Articles

    Thu, 18 Apr 2002

    injuries resulting from tanker truck rollovers. From 1977 to 1999 ..... died of injuries after their trucks went out of control and rolled ..... Fire Fighter Deaths from Tanker Truck Rollovers." From an analysis ..... rollovers. For example, tanker trucks ' size, weight, configuration

  1. FDIC 2014: Session: Large Truck Extrication

    Conference Sessions

    Tue, 8 Apr 2014

    Responding to an extrication involving large vehicles is a high-risk, low-frequency event. Responders can place themselves and victims at great risk if they do not understand the vast differences between large truck and passenger vehicle extrication. When large trucks are involved, the hazards ...


    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 1 Sep 1995

    TEAM MANAGERTM TRUCK Mack Trucks , Inc.: Extra-long four-door Mid-Liner® tilt-cab. Cab-over-engine design. Seats six. Can be used with 1,250-gpm pumps. (610) 709-3591.

  3. Fire Service Industry News: International Truck Announces Open Performance Testing Event for All Makes and Models

    Online Articles

    Sat, 25 Jul 2015

    Earlier this week, International Truck invited each of its Class 8 ..... and drivability of their new trucks . During the week of August ..... Carlisle, Ind., International Truck 's Class 8 competitors will ..... quality, most fuel efficient trucks we have built in decades

  4. Truck Company Functions

    Magazine Articles

    Sat, 1 Mar 2008

    rapid assistance truck (RAT). The first ..... and second-in trucks each can send two ..... with these two trucks have the skills ..... knowledge to assist the truck crews. We also ..... also perform as a truck company if the other two trucks are tied up. Some

  5. Freightliner Trucks


    Tue, 7 Feb 2012

    Freightliner Trucks , division Daimler Trucks North America LLC, is the leading heavy-duty truck manufacturer in North America. Daimler Trucks North America LLC produces and markets Class 3-8 trucks and is a company of Daimler, the world

  6. March Roundtable Replies: Truck Doing Engine Work

    Online Articles

    Wed, 30 Mar 2011

    rivalry between engine and truck firefighters. The fact is that engines and trucks each demand their own unique ..... off using an engine or a truck for its specialized work ..... Generally speaking, our Trucks perform truck work. However, due to


    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 1 Jan 2003

    rescue" cargo tank truck , you must compare both cargo tank trucks ' specification plates ..... found on cargo tank trucks that meet the DOT specifications ..... type of cargo tank truck . Generally, on these types of cargo tank trucks , two specification

  8. March Roundtable: Trucks Doing Engine Work

    Online Articles

    Tue, 1 Mar 2011

    17 stations, 17 engines, four trucks , two heavy rescue squads, and some other ..... engines mostly did engine work and trucks mostly did truck work. That was not the case in the ..... arriving unit happened to be a truck and the next most pressing problem