Firefighting

Apparatus Deliveries

Issue 10 and Volume 162.

By John M. MaleCKy The Redlands (CA) Fire Department runs this BOISE MOBILE EQUIPMENT paramedic unit as a light rescue and support unit as well, says Battalion Chef Jim Topoleski. In addition to medical calls, it responds to fire calls, vehicular accidents, and rescues. Features/Equipment: FORD F-550 chassis with 165-inch wheelbase and six-seat cab; INTERNATIONAL 6.4L 325-hp diesel engine with FORD automatic transmission; MEDTRONIC Life-Pak 12; Stokes basket; EMS restocking equipment; forcible entry tools, ice chests, rope rescue equipment, and tow chain; and hose packs to support other units on wildland incidents for progressive hose lay purposes.   The Concordia (MO) Fire Department uses this fire quick attack unit built by WEIS FIRE & SAFETY EQUIPMENT COMPANY to protect a mostly rural district that includes farms and dirt roads, explains Chief Mark Tolias. The department also covers the Ralph and Martha Perry Memorial Conservation Area and 11 miles of Interstate…

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