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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
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
Maybe I should have originally posted this questions here. 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…Continue
How many times have we gotten into the car, ready to go out, only to ask, "So where do you want to go?" The passenger often says, "You're driving."When operating emergency apparatus in your…Continue
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…Continue