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FA Viewpoints: Maintenance Challenges

Two articles from Fire Apparatus Magazine to take a look at: Apparatus Maintenance Challenges: Four Factors & Challenges to Minimizing Out-of-Service Times Both located at this link: https://www.fireapparatusmagazine.com/2020/10/01/fa-viewpoints-maintenance-challenges/

Keeping It Safe: COVID-19: Going Forward

BY ROBERT TUTTEROW At the risk of “piling on,” here is another article about COVID-19. There are many lessons learned from this worldwide pandemic. Some of these lessons will change our way of living in many areas. It has certainly expanded the meaning of “saving our own” as we are at considerable risk of becoming the […]

How To: Final Inspection Tips, Tricks & Do not rush the process

How To: Final Inspection Tips and Tricks Final inspections are huge parts of the apparatus purchasing process and are nothing to glance over. This month, we asked Bill Adams and Ricky Riley, “What are your key final inspection criteria?” See the full article here: https://www.fireapparatusmagazine.com/2020/08/01/fa-viewpoints-august-2020/

How to: Washing Fire Apparatus

          BY MARK WATTERS Fire departments spend millions of dollars on fire apparatus. We learn how to drive them with precision, but how much time have we spent researching how to care for and clean these pricey apparatus? I’m sure most departments use the same equipment to clean the apparatus and make […]