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With bigger fire rigs and improved camera technology, here are things to know before you buy.
A volunteer firefighter/EMT talks about his used fire truck experience and how it led him to start his own company.
Being overweight is bad, especially when it comes to brush trucks; here's how to order the right chassis for the application.
A compromised supply line is a compromised fire attack; this simple tool can keep the water flowing
Officials said the tanker truck did not stop and yield to an ambulance that had its lights and sirens on
The firefighters immediately got out of the truck to check on the driver of the SUV
Here's a run down of the safe and practical options when ordering crew and driver seats.
Nobody wants to crash the department rig, but it happens; here's a plan for what to do before and after a crash.
The trucks, also called “patrols,” can carry up to 200 gallons of water and 10 gallons of fire-resistant gel or foam
The evidence says not using emergency lights and sirens should be the rule – and using them should be an infrequent exception.
The fire engine malfunctioned as the crew was setting up to pump water, and the vehicle's windshield smashed into a tree after the fire engine began rolling
ANDERSON, Calif. ― An Anderson Fire Protection District water tender was destroyed when it rolled over Wednesday. Anderson Fire Captain Steve Lowe told the Record Searchlight that
The chairman of a troubled R.I. fire district called firefighters terrorists and said they looked like ISIS with flags on trucks
The tanker was responding to a call when it crossed an intersection and collided with another vehicle
The fire truck was responding to an emergency call when it crashed at an intersection
The rig was on its way to a fuel spill with its lights and sirens on when it crashed into a car at an intersection
The truck was heading to a structure fire with its lights and sirens on when the crash occurred
High costs for maintenance on current trucks spurred the department to purchase new ones
Here's how to correct the most common pump operator mistakes and bonus tips from seasoned fire service veterans.
Fully understanding the aerial is critical for fireground operations and department management.

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