The water tanker shuttle is the cornerstone of water supply operations for a large part of our country’s fire service.
Does this scenario sound familiar to you? A new fire apparatus driver/operator candidate, midway through behind-the-wheel training, walks into your office and asks for a minute to chat.
These photographs offer a number of points to ponder. I’ll give you a few, in no particular order of importance, to stimulate your thinking about apparatus features.
No word sums up Kennett Square (PA) Fire Company’s newest midi-attack pumper better than versatile.
Regardless of how thorough a department’s training program may be, it can never be complete without a comprehensive driver training program.
First, outline any special design features required on the apparatus. Examples include a short wheelbase; tight turning radius; and specific height, width, weight, or length to meet local operating conditions.
One of the most satisfying and rewarding positions in the fire service is apparatus driver/operator/chauffeur.
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Apparatus placement at the scene of a fire or emergency is one of the company commander's first considerations on arrival and when sizing up.
Reels have been used on fire apparatus for many years.