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June 16, 2020 | View as webpage
Dear FireRescue1 Member,

In this month's eNews, Robert Avsec discusses the "new normal" for fire apparatus in the wake of financial challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, and Mark van der Feyst identifies safety lessons from video of an overturned aerial truck in Pennsylvania. Also, Gordon Graham outlines best practices for operating water supply apparatus.

The FireRescue1 Team
 
FEATURED CONTENT
Considering the ‘new normal’ for fire apparatus
By Robert Avsec 
With financial woes striking, how will fire departments need to adapt for continued service delivery?
Outriggers needed: Lessons learned from a flipped aerial
By Mark van der Feyst 
Aerial have been designed with various layers of safety – and outriggers are one of them
Water supply apparatus
By Gordon Graham 
In this video, Lexipol co-founder and risk management expert Gordon Graham discusses operating water supply apparatus, also known as "The Tanker"
OnScene Solutions Introduces Folding Air Cylinder Hand Cart
Efficiency starts here. This OnScene cart (with SafeTSystem Holder Carriers), allows a firefighter to transport eight air cylinders.
See hand cart
SVI Adds Type 4 Wildland Engine to Lineup
If you can dream it,
we can build it. Check out SVI Trucks' new Type 4 Wildland Engine with its rear pump driven by its own engine.
View it
OTHER HIGHLIGHTS
Code 3 Podcast: Should fire apparatus really be red?
By Scott Orr, Code 3 Podcast 
Dr. Stephen Solomon – an optometrist and veteran firefighter – explains the data on what color apparatus is safest
How to calculate and overcome friction loss
By Robert Avsec 
There are two ways to calculate friction loss: the theoretical method or the fireground method — here's the fireground method
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