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Baker Fabrication's Hose Retrieval System
LyondellBasell Responders Bring Aerial in Brayton Fire Training Field
Apparatus Makers Participate in Hellfighter U Foam Training
A Closer Look at Pierce's High Flow Industrial Engine

A Closer Look at Pierce's High Flow Industrial Engine

Pierce Manufacturing’s newest fire truck, the Pierce High Flow Industrial Apparatus, is capable of flowing 5,500 gallons per minute when drafting, and up to 10,000 gallons per minute when drawing from a pressurized water source.

October 1, 2017

Training Operation Breaks Flow Record for Fire Water

Training Operation Breaks Flow Record for Fire Water

Responders reached a big flow of 49,000 gallons per minute from an array of deluge guns, pumps and large diameter hose lines during a June training operation by the New Jersey Urban Area Security Initiative Neptune Task Force.

July 1, 2017

Ground Ladders: Thinking Outside the Box

In FDNY manuals, there are techniques to use ladders to: bridge over alleyways (also used over excavations), to replace burnt-out stairs, and to bridge over fences (utilizing two ladders lashed together).

July 1, 2017

E-One Apparatus Factory Tour

E-One Apparatus Factory Tour

E-One remains one of the few fire truck manufacturers to engineer and manufacture the cab, chassis, body and aerial in-house.

April 1, 2017

Improvising a Rescue by Ground Ladder

Aside from the obvious use of ladders for climbing, the use of ladders as a means of supporting a rope-based rescue system appears to have been born during the Second World War.

April 1, 2017

Ladder Use at Industrial Emergencies

This seemed like a good time to review the need for aerial apparatus at industrial fires. The focus here is the municipal aerial apparatus.

January 1, 2017

The Deluge: Ferrara's New Industrial Apparatus

The Deluge: Ferrara's New Industrial Apparatus

With a capacity of 18,000 gpm, think of Ferrara Fire Apparatus’ latest fire vehicle like a fully accessorized quick-attack truck designed to tackle fires as big as those in storage tanks.

January 1, 2017

Ward Diesel's Exhaust After-Treatment Device

Ward Diesel's Exhaust After-Treatment Device

The Ward Diesel No Smoke 2 is an apparatus-mounted device that extracts particulate from diesel exhaust by means of a porous ceramic filter packed in a high-temperature cushion material and encased in stainless steel.

October 1, 2016

Baker Fabrication's Hose Retrieval Systems

Innovation: Necessity, Ingenuity, and Invention

The man who established the first formally organized volunteer fire department in 1736 also invented bifocals, wrote and printed Poor Richard’s “Almanack,” studied electricity and helped draft the Declaration of Independence.

October 1, 2016