The Apparatus Architect: Part 21

Tom Shand and Michael Wilbur discuss tool and equipment layouts on ladder trucks and how you can set up your rig to be more efficient on the fireground while making your truck safer to operate.


In the September installment of the Apparatus Architect, we discussed some of the concepts surrounding quint apparatus and some of the trade-offs involved with fire pump, water tank and ground ladder complements on new rigs. No matter what type of ladder company rig your department may choose