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Welcome to the Fire Apparatus & Emergency Community Site. Here you'll be able to discuss all things trucks and equipment with your peers. Add videos, pictures discussions, or create groups focusing on specific aspects of apparatus and equipment. Don't forget to check our policy page. Again, welcome and enjoy.

—Chris Mc Loone


E-ONE Mini Pumper Stability Issue

Started by Jared M. Lamkin. Last reply by Steve Butram Mar 13, 2017. 3 Replies

Have a early 2000 model E-ONE F550 mini pumper/rescue. We currently are having issues with it being very unstable at any speed over say 40MPH. We have weighed the truck and according to the specs on…Continue

Rear mount pumper

Started by Anthony Cefaloni Mar 11, 2017. 0 Replies

Our apparatus spec. committee is looking into changing the location of the pump on an upcoming purchase.  We have always run mid mounted pumps and now are looking into changing to rear mounted…Continue

Carrying a small boat on Engine Co

Started by Anthony Rhead Feb 27, 2017. 0 Replies

We are working into a water rescue program and want to add a small (8-10ft) inflatable to our program. We only have Engines, no Rescue or Truck and no money for specialty rigs. Our thoughts is to put…Continue

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How To Mount New Rung Covers on Aerial ?

Started by Philip Diffenbaugh May 27, 2016. 0 Replies

I took on the job of replacing the rubber rung covers on our 1980's aerial. They are held in place by metal clips. So far the job has been akin to wrestling a grizzly bear...and I'm loosing. Does…Continue

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Keep It at the Kitchen Table

Posted by Chris Mc Loone on April 1, 2015 at 10:02am 0 Comments

To say this has been a bad two weeks for the fire service would be an understatement. We've lost FAO Daryl Gordon, of the Cincinnati (OH) Fire Department. We all viewed in horror as Captain Peter Dern, of the Fresno (CA) Fire Department, fell…


Kussmaul Dual USB Charging Port

Posted by Chris Mc Loone on January 29, 2015 at 9:39am 0 Comments

The …


Apparatus Back up Camera Information

Posted by Lucas Maas on October 15, 2014 at 6:58pm 0 Comments

I am wondering if anyone has or uses back up camera's on their apparatus? If so, what info do you have about them or would recommend? Doing some research for my department.

Steve Skipton--We Got This with You!

Posted by Chris Mc Loone on June 16, 2014 at 4:30pm 0 Comments

As we age, we pick up more aches and pains, people come in and out…




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