The Future of Apparatus - Part 2

Will aerial devices continue to get larger and reach greater heights? Ferrara: As modern buildings increase in size, the need for aerial units to reach greater heights will be required. Crash Rescue: There may be some more specialized...


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E-One: Electrical advancements, through multi-plexing, etc., will allow the entire vehicle to interact as one "smart system."

Smeal: Operator error will be decreased and the safety mechanisms of a truck will be improved. Another added benefit will be in the area of troubleshooting when malfunctions occur. Downtime of an apparatus will be reduced considerably.