Registration is open for the NFFF 2nd Annual National Stair Climb. Find all the details here to register and climb - even if you can't make it to New York City - HERE.
Fireground tactics is our theme for August. What issues and challenges has your department faced in understanding the latest fire behavior research? Send your comments in an email so that we can share them in a later story. - Bill Carey, Online News Manager
You may be qualified to put fires out, but you are no more qualified to design and spec apparatus than a pilot is to spec an airplane. Have input? Of course. So, fix that committee issue, and make sure that people who understand weight, pump design, chassis, and transmissions on fire apparatus are helping you along the way.
The company officer must make it clear that he will not tolerate his firefighters dying of work-related cancer stemming from breathing in carcinogenic smoke. He must convey the importance of the reserve air supply. That reserve air supply is only there for your worst day.
Oshkosh continues to invest in the Snozzle HRET to keep it at the leading edge of firefighting technology. Recent advancements include integrating the electronic control system for easier troubleshooting, faster servicing, and enhanced reliability.