The effects of ObamaCare on your EMS service Exploring how the Affordable Care Act will impact our profession

These days, the word “ObamaCare” is bringing optimism and hope to some Americans and feelings of frustration to a great many others. Many health care providers share these same feelings, and while no... Read More...

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Promises Made, Promises Kept

This is the time of year when we all make promises to ourselves and we’re lucky if we keep half of them. You know the usual things — losing weight, saving money, personal development, etc. But there ... Read More...

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Fire and Football Revisited

Although this article will be read at the end of football season, it is being written while the NCAA football teams are making things exciting. There are many parallels between the modern day fire-se... Read More...

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Are you adjusting your fire suppression tactics based on modern research?

Recently the International Society of Fire Service Instructors put out a Position Statement on Fire Dynamic Research in Tactical Operations based on the Spartanburg, S.C. research, which was conducte... Read More...

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Developing YOUR maintenance program

Developing a maintenance program for your department is one of the most important tasks that need to be performed, as well as adjusted to your department’s ever changing response needs. First let’s l... Read More...

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The 2012 North Carolina Energy Code will affect your building decisions

Often circumstances require a fire or rescue department to consider either adding space to their current facility or building in a new location. These include population growth, new commercial develo... Read More...

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ASK ERNIE - The Apparatus Maintenance Expert

Before we start this edition of “Ask Ernie” please allow me to expand on an earlier question regarding changing apparatus from incandescent or strobe to LED lighting. A caution: If you operate in ver... Read More...

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HEAVY vehicle rescue

Well, as you read this column the holidays will be over. I hope that everyone had a great Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s and got to spend time with family and friends. Our families are the ba... Read More...

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Benhaven Emergency Services

Benhaven Emergency Services

Rosenbauer Commander 4000 Custom Side Mount Pumper w/Rosenbauer chassis, Cummins ISX 500 engine, 1250 GPM Hale Qmax pump, 750 gal. UPF tank, Will Burt light tower.

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Blenheim Volunteer Fire District

Blenheim Volunteer Fire District

US Patriot Elliptical Tanker w/International 7600 chassis, Maxx Force 430 HP engine, 750 GPM Hale Q pak pump, 3000 gal. UPF tank, Zico electric drop tank rack, stainless steel body.

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Center Rural Fire and Rescue

Center Rural Fire and Rescue

C.W. Williams & Co. Wildfire Brush Truck w/Customer Supplier chassis, 200 GPM Hale HPX200 pump, 600 gal. UPF tank.

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PENDER EMS AND FIRE

PENDER EMS AND FIRE

Rosenbauer Side Mount Mini Pumper w/Ford F550 4 door chassis, 6.7L Cummins engine, 1250 GPM Hale DSD pump, 300 gal. UPF tank, Rosenbauer EZ foam system, pike poles, suction hose.

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RED OAK DISTRICT VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPT.

RED OAK DISTRICT VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPT.

2013 Rosenbauer 4000 Custom Side Mount Pumper w/Rosenbauer chassis, Cummins ISL 450 HP engine, 1250 GPM Hale Q Flo pump, 1000 gal. UPF tank, booster hose reel in front bumper.

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SANFORD FIRE DEPARTMENT

SANFORD FIRE DEPARTMENT

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

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SHARPSBURG FIRE DEPARTMENT

SHARPSBURG FIRE DEPARTMENT

Rosenbauer Spartan Metro Star Custom Heavy Rescue w/Cummins ISC 380 HP engine, Command Light light tower, Onan 20 kw PTO generator, air cascade system, portable winch.

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TROUTMAN FIRE DEPARTMENT

TROUTMAN FIRE DEPARTMENT

Patriot US Tanker Elliptical Tanker w/ Kenworth chassis, PACCAR PX-9 380 HP engine, 500 GPM Darley HM pump, 2000 gal. UPF tank, Insta Chains, Porta-Tank rack, three 10” dumps.

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WILKES IREDELL VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPT.

WILKES IREDELL VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPT.

2013 Rosenbauer Side Mount Pumper w/International chassis, Maxx Force ISC 380 engine, 1500 GPM Waterous pump, 1000 gal. UPF tank, 4x4 chassis, high angle of departure rear body.

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BOWMAN FIRE DEPARTMENT

BOWMAN FIRE DEPARTMENT

2012 Anchor-Richey EVS F-550 Flatbed Brush Truck w/Ford chassis, 6.8 gas engine, 245 GPM Hale HPXB-200 pump, 300 gal. poly tank, remote controlled front mounted monitor.

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BURKE COUNTY RESCUE

BURKE COUNTY RESCUE

2013 Anchor-Richey EVS F-350 Quick Response Truck w/Ford chassis, 6.2 gas engine, reflective striping and lettering, LED light package, bed cover, fully extendable bed slide with tray.

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SHELBY FIRE DEPARTMENT

SHELBY FIRE DEPARTMENT

2013 Anchor-Richey EVS F-350 Flatbed Brush Truck w/Ford chassis, 6.7 gas engine, goose neck trailer hitch, fold down containment side rails, reflective striping and lettering.

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Blacksburg Fire Department

Blacksburg Fire Department

2013 International 4400 Encore Air Truck w/International chassis, Maxx Force 9, 330 HP engine, Lima 40 KW generator, Bauer 25.5 CFM air compressor, 15’ Will Burt light tower.

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BLAIRS FIRE AND RESCUE

BLAIRS FIRE AND RESCUE

2014 Pierce Mack Granit Dryside HI Side Tanker w/Mack chassis, Mack 455 HP engine, 1250 GPM Hale Q-Flo pump, 3000 gal. UPF poly tank, 10” SureSeal side and rear dumps.

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NAGS HEAD FIRE AND RESCUE

NAGS HEAD FIRE AND RESCUE

2013 Pierce Impel 75’ Aerial Ladder w/Pierce chassis, Cummins ISL 450 HP engine, 2000 GPM Hale pump, 500 gal. UPF poly tank, Foam Pro 1600, 30 gallon foam tank, Onan generator.

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NORTH LENOIR FIRE AND RESCUE

NORTH LENOIR FIRE AND RESCUE

2013 Pierce Peterbilt Pumper w/Peterbilt chassis, Paccar PX-9, 380 HP engine, 1500 GPM Waterous pump, 1000 gal. UPF poly tank, Harrison 6 KW generator, lap doors, flatback.

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NORTH LENOIR FIRE AND RESCUE

NORTH LENOIR FIRE AND RESCUE

2013 Pierce Peterbilt DX Tanker w/Peterbilt chassis, Paccar PX-9, 380 HP engine, 500 GPM Darley PTO pump, 2100 gal. UPF poly tank, 10” extended front bumper with Q2b Siren.

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MORRISVILLE FIRE RESCUE DEPARTMENT

MORRISVILLE FIRE RESCUE DEPARTMENT

2013 Rescue 1 Heavy Duty Rescue w/Spartan MetroStar MFD, Whelen and Fire Research lights, Onan 25 KW PTO generator, Command Light 600 light tower recessed into the body.

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CORDOVA FIRE AND RESCUE

CORDOVA FIRE AND RESCUE

2013 E-One International 7400 D180 Tanker w/International chassis, 330 HP engine, 1250 GPM Hale Q Flo pump, 1830 gal. tank, SCBA custom compartment storage.

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GUIL-RAND FIRE DEPARTMENT

GUIL-RAND FIRE DEPARTMENT

2013 E-One Typhoon Emax w/Cummins ISL 450 HP engine, 1500 GPM pump, 780 gal. UPF poly tank, custom shelving and storage package, Command Light LED light tower, Federal Signal Q2B siren, extended front bumper jumpline.

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Heartsease Volunteer Fire Department

Heartsease Volunteer Fire Department

2013 E-One Custom Typhoon Pumper with 450 HP engine, 1500 GPM Hale pump, 1030 gal. tank, Command Light LED light tower, LED handrails, backlit gauges, tire chains.

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PCS PHOSPHATE

PCS PHOSPHATE

2013 E-One Industrial Commercial Pumper w/Maxx Force 9 engine, 1250 GPM Q Flo Hale pump, 1000 gal. poly tank, Foam Pro 3012 foam system, remote control TFT monitor.

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SOPHIA VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT

SOPHIA VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT

2014 E-One Custom Typhoon Rescue Pumper w/Typhoon chassis, 1250 GPM Hale Q Flo pump, 1030 gal. poly tank, Cummins ISL 450 HP engine, brow and telescoping scene lights.

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