Make this page my home page
  1. Drag the home icon in this panel and drop it onto the "house icon" in the tool bar for the browser

  2. Select "Yes" from the popup window and you're done!

Bob Vaccaro, Apparatus Essentials



Bob Vaccaro Apparatus Essentials
by Bob Vaccaro

Apparatus Editor Bob Vaccaro has more than 30 years of fire-service experience. He is a past chief of the Deer Park Fire Department on Long Island. Vaccaro has also worked for the Insurance Services Office®., the New York Fire Patrol and several major insurance companies as a senior loss control representative. Email questions or feedback for Bob Vaccaro to Bob.Vaccaro@FireRescue1.com.

 Most Popular

All Popular Articles


Today's Top Stories

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Line-Of-Duty Deaths

Dave Anderson - 08/25/2014 - [Great Falls, Montana] Daniel Howard - 08/17/2014 - [Cobar, Outside the U.S.] Darrell Parker - 08/13/2014 - [Fairbury, Nebraska]

Submit information on fallen firefighters in your area.

Line of Duty Deaths

FireRescue1 Exclusive

Full Story...
Should all fire trucks carry water?
While there is no one, clear answer, foam applications can bridge the gap.
Full Story
Past Exclusives

Featured Columnist

Robert Rielage Robert Rielage
Volunteer Voice
All Columnists