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Duck Tales

After four seasons on television, the A&E channel show Duck Dynasty, has quite an interesting story. First, the show has risen to the top of all cable based shows. During the 2012 premier the show ga... Read More...

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FROM THE EDITOR

For me, there has never before been an issue that had me laughing out loud one minute and shedding tears the next. For example, you’ll want to read David Greene’s article on page 13. The scene of a p... Read More...

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Keep your people safe and spend less

You can very likely do a better job of protecting your people from dangerous gases — and you can probably get it done while spending less than you are now. It’s an important mission to accomplish. Read More...

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Hazmat Sustainability: The proper care and feeding of a hazmat team

Sustainability is broadly defined as the utilization of a resource in a manner in which the resource will not be damaged or depleted. The very concept described by the word also applies to hazardous ... Read More...

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So you want to be a hazmat research/science officer?

At hazardous materials incidents the product drives everything. Staging distances, suit selection, mitigation methods, the type of decontamination used, and public protective actions are all examples... Read More...

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HazMat Challenge 2013

The 2013 HazMat Challenge, sponsored by the N.C. Association of Hazardous Materials Responders was another huge success. We had 10 teams from nine departments across North Carolina who competed for v... Read More...

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Blurring the lines for a realistic fire service

What are ways in which you as a leader in your department can maximize your most limited resource, your membership? Today’s fire service is at a critical point. Limited budgets, shrinking volunteer n... Read More...

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ASK ERNIE "The Apparatus Maintenance Expert"

What is the difference between a Waterous pump and a Hale pump? Differences between the three major pump manufacturers, Hale, Waterous and Darley, are the proprietary means by which they move wat... Read More...

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ALAMANCE COMMUNITY FIRE DEPARTMENT

ALAMANCE COMMUNITY FIRE DEPARTMENT

2013 Pierce Arrow XT Top-Mount Pumper w/Pierce chassis, Detroit DD13, 500 HP engine, 1250 GPM Waterous pump, 1000 gal. UPF poly tank, Husky 12 foam system, WillBurt light tower.

Provided By Atlantic Emergency Solutions
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DUBLIN VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT

DUBLIN VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT

2013 Pierce Velocity Rescue Pumper w/Pierce chassis, Detroit DD13, 550 HP engine, 1500 GPM Waterous pump, 750 gal. UPF poly tank, Onan 20 kw hydraulic generator.

Provided By Atlantic Emergency Solutions
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FARMINGTON FIRE DEPARTMENT

FARMINGTON FIRE DEPARTMENT

2013 Pierce Arrow XT Rescue Pumper w/Pierce chassis, Cummins ISL 450 HP engine, 1500 GPM Waterous pump, 750 gal. UPF poly tank, Harrison 8 kw generator, LED scene/warning lights.

Provided By Atlantic Emergency Solutions
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FLAT BRANCH FIRE DEPARTMENT

FLAT BRANCH FIRE DEPARTMENT

2013 Pierce Saber 6912 Pumper w/Pierce chassis, Cummins ISL 450 HP engine, 1500 GPM Hale pump, 1000 gal. UPF poly tank, Harrison 6 kw generator, Gortite roll-up doors.

Provided By Atlantic Emergency Solutions
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MARTINSVILLE FIRE & EMS

MARTINSVILLE FIRE & EMS

2013 Pierce Saber PUC Pumper w/Pierce chassis, Cummins ISL 450 HP engine, 1500 GPM Pierce PUC pump, 500 gal. UPF poly tank, Husky 3 foam system, lap and roll-up doors.

Provided By Atlantic Emergency Solutions
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MIDWAY FIRE AND RESCUE DEPARTMENT

MIDWAY FIRE AND RESCUE DEPARTMENT

2013 Pierce Quantum Rear-Mount Platform w/Pierce chassis, Detroit DD13, 500 HP engine, 2000 GPM Waterous pump, 500 gal. UPF poly tank, TAK-4 independent front suspension.

Provided By Atlantic Emergency Solutions
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SHERILLS FORD - TERRELL FIRE & RESCUE

SHERILLS FORD - TERRELL FIRE & RESCUE

2013 Pierce Wetside Tanker w/Kenworth chassis, Cummins 350 HP engine, 500 GPM Darley pump, 2100 gal. UPF poly tank, 10” swivel/telescoping dump, LED warning lights.

Provided By Atlantic Emergency Solutions
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VIRGINIA BEACH FIRE DEPARTMENT

VIRGINIA BEACH FIRE DEPARTMENT

2013 Pierce Quantum Pumper w/Pierce chassis, Detroit DD13, 500 HP engine, 1500 GPM Waterous pump, 500 gal. UPF poly tank, side and front roll impact protection.

Provided By Atlantic Emergency Solutions
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WILMINGTON FIRE DEPARTMENT

WILMINGTON FIRE DEPARTMENT

2013 Pierce Velocity Heavy Duty Rescue (non-walkin) w/Pierce chassis, Detroit DD13, 500 HP engine, Onan 40 kw hydraulic generator, Scott 10 HP breathing air compressor (6000 psi).

Provided By Atlantic Emergency Solutions
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VILLAGE OF PINEHURST FIRE DEPARTMENT

VILLAGE OF PINEHURST FIRE DEPARTMENT

2013 KME Predator/MFD cab/100” Flex bod Custom Pumper w/KME chassis, Cummins ISX 500 HP engine, 1500 GPM Waterous pump, 1000 gal. PDF tank, full CAFS, top mount.

Provided By Safe Industries
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ROCKWELL FIRE DEPARTMENT

ROCKWELL FIRE DEPARTMENT

2013 KME 79’ Aerial Device Predator w/KME chassis, Maxxforce 13, 450 HP engine, 2000 GPM Hale QMax pump, 500 gal. poly tank, IQAN motion control system.

Provided By Safe Industries
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#7 VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT

#7 VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT

2013 Anchor-Richey EVS F-350 Flatbed Brush Truck w/Ford chassis, 6.2 gas engine, 245 GPM Hale pump, 300 gal. poly tank, 12,000 lb. Warn winch and brush guard.

Provided By Anchor-Richey EVS
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DALLAS FIRE DEPARTMENT

DALLAS FIRE DEPARTMENT

2013 Anchor-Richey EVS F-550 Flatbed Brush Truck w/Ford chassis, 6.7 gas engine, 345 GPM Hale pump, 300 gal. poly tank, LED extendable scene light, LED light package.

Provided By Anchor-Richey EVS
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NORTH BROOK VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT

NORTH BROOK VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT

2013 Anchor-Richey EVS F-450 Flatbed Brush Truck w/Ford chassis, 6.7 gas engine, 300 GPM Hale pump, 300 gal. poly tank, Stokes basket rack, LED extendable scene lights.

Provided By Anchor-Richey EVS
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NORTH BROOK VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT

NORTH BROOK VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT

2012 Spartan ERV 2500 gal. tanker Work Star w/International chassis, Navistar Maxxforce 9 engine, 1250 GPM Darley pump, 2500 gal. poly tank, dump tank rack, large storage compartments.

Provided By Anchor-Richey EVS
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PLEASANT GARDEN FIRE DEPARTMENT

PLEASANT GARDEN FIRE DEPARTMENT

2013 Anchor-Richey EVS F-450 Flatbed Brush Truck w/Ford chassis, 6.8 gas engine, 245 GPM Hale pump, 250 gal. poly tank, extendable scene light, LED light package.

Provided By Anchor-Richey EVS
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HUNTERSVILLE FIRE DEPARTMENT

HUNTERSVILLE FIRE DEPARTMENT

2013 Smeal 105’ HD-105 Quint w/Spartan chassis, Cummins ISX 600 HP engine, 2000 GPM Waterous pump, 480 gal. UPF tank, LFD cab w/5” raised roof, rope rescue system.

Provided By Atlantic Coast Fire Trucks
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LEXINGTON FIRE DEPARTMENT

LEXINGTON FIRE DEPARTMENT

2012 Smeal HD 75’ Quint w/Smeal chassis, Cummins ISX 500 engine, 1750 GPM Waterous pump, 400 gal. UPF tank, EHL hose bed, AI-11 aerial control console, electric positional monitor.

Provided By Atlantic Coast Fire Trucks
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RANLO FIRE AND RESCUE

RANLO FIRE AND RESCUE

2013 Smeal Custom Rescue/Pumper w/Spartan chassis, Cummins ISL 450 engine, 2000 GPM Waterous pump, 1000 gal. UPF tank, 10 kw generator, light tower.

Provided By Atlantic Coast Fire Trucks
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NOVANT HEALTH

NOVANT HEALTH

2013 Ford E-450 Type III AEV CCT Ambulance, all LED lights, Onan generator, air horn system, flex steel seating.

Provided By Northwestern Emergency Vehicles
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ROANOKE MEDICAL TRANSPORT, INC.

ROANOKE MEDICAL TRANSPORT, INC.

2013 Ford E-350 Type II AEV Ambulance w/Ford chassis, V10 gas, custom interior, custom console, 20-1050 Vanner Inverter.

Provided By Northwestern Emergency Vehicles
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AHOSKIE RURAL VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT

AHOSKIE RURAL VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT

Rosenbauer Maverick Pumper/Tanker w/International chassis, MaxxForce 9, 330 HP engine, 1250 GPM Darley pump, 1500 gal. UPF tank, Rosenbauer “GreenStar” IRT system.

Provided By C.W. Williams & Co.
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BOYKINS VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT

BOYKINS VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT

2012 Rosenbauer Commander 4000 Custom Side Mount Pumper w/Rosenbuaer chassis, Cummins ISC 380 engine, 1500 GPM Hale Qmax pump, 1000 gal. UPF tank, pike poles.

Provided By C.W. Williams & Co.
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BUNN FIRE DEPARTMENT

BUNN FIRE DEPARTMENT

2013 Rosenbauer R611 Commander Custom Top Mount Pumper w/Rosenbauer chassis, Cummins ISL 450 engine, 1500 GPM Hale Qmax pump, 1250 gal. UPF tank, Foam Pro 1600 system.

Provided By C.W. Williams & Co.
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DYSARTSVILLE VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT

DYSARTSVILLE VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT

2013 Rosenbauer Maverick Side Mount Pumper/Tanker w/Kenworth chassis, Paccar PX-8 330 HP engine, 1250 GPM Rosenbauer pump, 1800 gal. UPF tank, Insta-Chains, pump and roll.

Provided By C.W. Williams & Co.
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EAST SIDE VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT

EAST SIDE VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT

2013 Spartan Gladiator Rosenbauer Side Mount Pumper/Tanker w/Navistar MF-13 475 HP engine, 1500 GPM Hale Qmax pump, 2000 gal. UPF tank, Zico Quic-lift ladder rack.

Provided By C.W. Williams & Co.
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MONCURE VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT

MONCURE VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT

2013 C.W. Williams & Co., Wildfire Skid Unit w/Ford chassis, 100 GPM Hale HP100X pump, 225 gal. UPF tank, Warn winch, brush guard, 18 HP Briggs & Stratton, Hannay booster reel.

Provided By C.W. Williams & Co.
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SANFORD FIRE DEPARTMENT

SANFORD FIRE DEPARTMENT

2013 Rosenbauer 7400 Commercial Heavy Walk-In Rescue w/International chassis, MaxxForce 330 HP engine, 19’ walk-in rescue body, breathing air fill station and cascade system.

Provided By C.W. Williams & Co.
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WILKES IREDELL VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT

WILKES IREDELL VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT

2013 Rosenbauer Side Mount Pumper w/International chassis, MaxxForce ISC 380 engine, 1500 GPM Waterous pump, 1000 gal. UPF tank, 4x4 chassis, hydraulic ladder rack, 8 kw generator.

Provided By C.W. Williams & Co.
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BADIN LAKE VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT

BADIN LAKE VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT

2013 E-One IH4400 w/International chassis, 330 HP engine, 1500 GPM Hale pump, 1280 gal. tank, ladder storage through tank sleeve, HiViz 15000 LED scene lights.

Provided By Fire Connections
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CITY OF ROCKY MOUNT FIRE DEPARTMENT

CITY OF ROCKY MOUNT FIRE DEPARTMENT

2013 E-One Cyclone Heavy Rescue, ISL 450 HP engine, 40 kw generator, custom hydraulics, Bauer compressor/casade awning, exhaust diverter, LED scene lights.

Provided By Fire Connections
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KNOTTS ISLAND FIRE DEPARTMENT

KNOTTS ISLAND FIRE DEPARTMENT

2013 E-One Typhoon Rescue Pumper, 450 HP engine, 1500 Qmax pump, 1000 gal. tank, foam system, 10 kw generator, aluminum hosebed cover, Command Light LED light tower.

Provided By Fire Connections
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SUNSET BEACH FIRE DEPARTMENT

SUNSET BEACH FIRE DEPARTMENT

2013 E-One Custom Rescue Pumper w/E-One Cyclone chassis, Cummins 450 HP engine, 1250 GPM Hale pump, 1030 gal. tank, steel front bumper, rescue compartments, LED scene lights.

Provided By Fire Connections
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