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The Apparatus Architects: "Things We do to Screw Up Fire Trucks"

September 29th, 2009


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Apparatus Architects Tom Shand and Michael Wilbur explore a variety of ideas for apparatus design the turned into "thing we do to screw up fire trucks." The Architects look at several examples, including equipping the bumper with a variety of gear, but no reinforcement; poorly placed utility boxes and choosing a dangerous color for aerial ladders.

Shand and Wilbur look at the current events, including news and industry related and offer their outlook for 2010 as this year's trade shows and conference come to a close.

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