I have been a driver / engineer for (5) yrs. I driven Seagraves, E-one rigs and a Smeal Arieal. I have never had to purchase one. As luck would have it, I have a collateral assignemnt to work with our administrative team to purchase a new Rescue-Combo Walk-in apparatus.
We service a heavy Industrial area and need a rig that suits the environment. I am very (very) green on a purchase. Looking for some feedback and comments on manufacturers, features, do's and don'ts of buying.
E-one Combo and Pierce are leading. Unit is to be outfitted for HazMat and Tech Rescue responses. Look forward to any feedback, thanks.
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Thread: Apparatus Purchase ???
09-14-2008, 10:41 PM #1
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Apparatus Purchase ???
09-15-2008, 10:31 AM #2
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This topic may be better suited in the apparatus forum. Can you explain what you mean by a comb-rescue unit? Is this a rescue pumper? Or a heavy rescue with haz-mat capabilities? If you could list the tasks the assigned crew will be expected to routinely perform, we'd have a better idea what you're asking.
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