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  • Ferrara Fire Apparatus Introduces Frame Corrosion Protection System

    Press Release
    Posted: May 7th, 2013

    Ferrara Fire Apparatus, Inc., America’s premier custom fire apparatus manufacturer, unveils their F-Shield chassis frame corrosion protection for the Ultra, Inferno and Igniter models of custom fire chassis. Ferrara made the introduction at FDIC in Indianapolis, the largest fire service trade show in North America. F-Shield is a unique process that encapsulates the chassis frame, cross members, fasteners and fixed accessories mounted on the chassis. The fuel tank, air reservoirs and...


  • New Deliveries 4/13

    Article
    Posted: April 1st, 2013

    THE ST. PETE BEACH, FL, FIRE DEPARTMENT has taken delivery of an E-ONE Sidestacker 78-foot aerial built on an E-ONE Cyclone II chassis. Components include a 450-hp Cummins ISL engine, Allison EVS3000 transmission, 1,500-gpm Waterous CSU150 pump, 480-gallon water tank, 20-gallon foam tank, ALS compartment and eight-kilowatt Smart Power HR-8...


  • Tech Rescue: MILITARY SEARCH & RESCUE TEAMS

    Article
    Posted: December 1st, 2012

    In 1775, the military began protecting the United States from its foreign enemies. It has been almost 200 years since an invading army has penetrated the country’s shores. This has been due to the devotion to duty, self-sacrifice and sense of responsibility that the men and women of our armed forces have adhered to for centuries. Since their...


  • Five New Orleans Firefighters Fall Through Floor

    News
    Posted: October 8th, 2012

    Three firefighters and one captain fell through the floor of a second floor unit while another captain fell through the floor of a neighboring unit during an apartment fire Sunday morning.