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Insights on Fire Apparatus

Buying fire-fighting apparatus is not easy. To help, we’ve put together this special section that takes a look at nontraditional funding sources and examines how to get the most out of the used apparatus market. We also asked industry experts and readers to talk about some great apparatus improvements and some they hope to see in the near future. Stay safe.

The MagneGrip PRO nozzle reduces diesel exhaust and diesel particulate matter, helping keep your members healthy at the station
The REV Fire Group Vector apparatus comes equipped with a battery with 327 kilowatt-hours and a low center of gravity
Coming in at $974,998, Lewiston Fire Department’s new fire truck is the “total package,” according to the town’s fire chief
Download this FireRescue1 apparatus buying guide to learn key steps for product selection, purchasing and implementation
Leave prime real estate – and enough space – for the aerial truck to operate at 100% capacity
A look at some of the needed improvements to fire-fighting apparatus
With AFG funds shrinking, fire departments must look to alternative funding sources for apparatus purchases
When buying used is your best option, here are some key factors to get the most from your purchase