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  • New Deliveries 4/14

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    Posted: April 1st, 2014

    HALTOM CITY, TX, FIRE/RESCUE has taken delivery of a Rosenbauer Cobra 100-foot midmount aerial platform mounted on a Rosenbauer Commander chassis. Components include a Rosenbauer FX body, 500-hp Cummins ISX 12L engine, 2,000-gpm Hale pump, 300-gallon water tank and LED warning lights. Indicate 2XX on the Reader Service Card.   THE...


  • Scuttlebutt 4/14

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    Posted: April 1st, 2014

    Extreme Run to Benefit Fallen Heroes On May 17 and 18, runners from around the country will gather in Santa Barbara, CA, to take part in the American Hotshots Extreme Run, a 10+ mile obstacle course in the heart of California’s Wine Country. The event will include live bands, fine food from area restaurants and beverages from the wineries...


  • Unorthodoxed Confined Space Rescue Challenges N.J. Responders

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    Posted: March 10th, 2014

    Firehouse contributor Michael Daley provides an in-depth view of a very complex and challenging incident. He detrails the formulation of a rescue plan, to the initial challenges facing the crews and wraps up with the victim's removal.