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Apparatus maintenance: Test your knowledge

Can you afford to maintain your apparatus? The real questions is can you afford not to?


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Backed into the bay, apparatus are the star of the fire station. But when one fire truck or engine is out of service, it can become costly for the department in terms of real dollars, plus the impact on the community in terms of response and staffing.

A recent article from Assistant Chief Brian Brown answers 10 common apparatus maintenance questions, and outlines how departments should consider preventative maintenance programs. Check out Brown’s article, then test your knowledge of apparatus maintenance with the quiz below. Leave your score in the comments to see how you stack up.


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