Leadership

APPARATUS DELIVERIES

Issue 7 and Volume 141.

APPARATUS DELIVERIES The population of Onalaska, Wisconsin has virtually doubled within the last five years, and along with the growth has come a flurry of new shopping mini-malls. In April, the Onalaska Fire Department received a Sutphen 65-foot split platform aerial apparatus. “We really don’t have high-rise buildings here,” says Chief Gary Skogen/’Our main reason to purchase this was to be able to get above the fire at the malls.” The truck has a 1,500-gpm pump and a 400-gallon fiberglass tank. There are four air tank holders built into the apparatus (two on each side), and air is supplied to the bucket. Circle No. 92 on Reader Service Card Equipped with four light poles and strips of reflective tape, the City of Santa Barbara’s rescue unit will be easy to see at night. The city’s fire department received a Marion 17-foot rescue unit in May. The unit has a Mack…

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