CFJ Vol. 32.1 (Summer 2017)

From the Editor

This issue marks our 32nd year as the Carolinas’ first responder trade journal. Four issues a year since 1985.

R.B. Knight, our publisher, has always had passion for the fire and law enforcement industry and most likely it has a lot to do with the fact that his grandfather was a police officer that was was killed in the line of duty. After a few issues came out, most of you know Dick Hastings who owned Triad Fire, now Atlantic Emergency Solutions, approached Mr. Knight and commended him on the fire market having a local trade journal that would help the fire equipment and truck companies stay in front of our fire and rescue departments on a consistent basis and locally distributed. He still talks about Dick and how it gave him added inspiration. Thanks Dick because the small staff with the journal love what we do and whom we do it for and you gave us a great deal of direction. Dick will always be a very special part of what we do and the same is true for the great people that worked for him that are still in the industry that we know personally.

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9/11 Established Officially as “First Responder Day” in North Carolina.

RALEIGH – During the 2017 Legislative Session, the North Carolina General Assembly officially established September 11th as an annual legal holiday, recognized as “First Responder Day”. It was included as a part of the 2017 Appropriations Act (HB 257).

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The Active Shooter Threat: Fire and EMS Response Considerations

As discussed in the first edition of this series, fire departments and EMS agencies have had to reassess their role in active shooter response after a series of deadly mass shooting events. For so long, fire and EMS agencies have held steadfast to the belief that unless the scene is safe from all threats, fire and EMS personnel will not enter to provide care. Retrospective reviews of Columbine, Aurora, and the Pulse Night Club and other events provide examples of events where a proactive medical response would have saved more lives.

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What’s In Your Kit?

Do you carry a trauma kit? Is there one on your truck? Do you know what is in it? These are fairly simple questions, but contain a deeper context. Given the environment we work in today; it is safe to say that there is an expectation we will all be involved in treating a severe trauma patient in the next few years. 

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Fire Physics: The New Offensive Fire Attack?

By now, you may have heard, there is a paradigm shift underway within the U.S. fire service — an old fire tactic from yesteryear that was resurrected in 2011 and is still being argued today. I am speaking, of course, about the “Transitional Fire Attack.” This technique was used for many years until the mid-1980s when several publications and textbooks citied exterior fire stream applications resulted in “pushing fire” throughout a structure.

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The New ‘Elephant’ in the Room: Carfentanil

Recently there has been several incidents where police officers and responders have been exposed to Carfentanil and the results have been catastrophic. For those that are not familiar, Carfentanil is a synthetic opioid analgesic derived from its sister opioid Fentanyl. Carfentanil is listed as a Schedule II controlled substance according to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency. 

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SELLING Your Hazardous Materials Response Program

Severe hazardous materials emergencies — train derailments, highway accidents, significant leaks at fixed facilities, etc. — are relatively few and far between for most jurisdictions. They can be categorized as “low frequency/high risk” events. Outside of gas leaks and petroleum spills from transportation accidents, many jurisdictions have little or no experience in dealing with a major hazardous materials event. In tough budget times, it may be difficult to continue funding a team for incidents that may never occur, especially if there is another team that is available through mutual aid or a state regional team is available. What will you do if you’re tasked with selling your program to your command staff or your city council, county commission, etc.?

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Hazmat Pre-Incident Planning and Management: Prior To, During and After the Incident

Traditionally, experience has taught hazmat responders that time spent conducting pre-incident planning activities in regard to possible hazardous materials incidents pays off huge dividends when the tones hit and responses begin. While we normally think of pre-incident planning activities in terms of preparing for the initial response phase of a hazmat incident, we should also focus our pre-planning efforts on extended scene operations and management at major incidents and recovery operations following such incidents. This concept relates back to one of my high school English classes in which we learned to construct essays by creating an introduction, stating your point, and then ending with a conclusion — e.g. tell them what you are going to tell them, tell them, and tell them what you told them. We should strive to do the same by planning for any possible hazmat incidents, planning for extended scene operations at those same incidents and planning for the recovery from same.

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ASK ERNIE - "The Maintenance Apparatus Expert"

— Ernie questions answered by Anthony D. (Tony) Bulygo.

What exactly does rollover protection on my apparatus entail?

Rollover protection integrates the Stability Control system with that of personnel protection items like seat belt pre-tensioning, frontal air bags, side air bags, knee air bags, etc. Activation of the rollover protection system is initiated when a rollover is anticipated by the “Stability Control” system. The Stability Control system utilizes at least, sensors for steering wheel position, vehicle yaw, lateral accelerometer and individual wheel brake controls. NFPA does not regulate the equipping of fire apparatus with stability control or rollover protection at the current 1901, 2016 edition

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Two Dates and a Dash in the Middle

Two dates and a dash in the middle equates to your day of birth, your life and your day of death. The middle component is symbolized by a dash (-). So what does that dash mean?  Well let’s be honest, it divides the dates on the gravestone and it is symbolic of your time alive.  I heard this as the opening of a church service recently and it hit me like a ton of bricks of just how this symbolizes our time in the fire service. It especially represents the portion you are serving as a fire officer.

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Keep Safe In UTV Public Safety Rescue

UTV chassis side-by-sides outfitted with appropriate medical or fire skid units complement most any agency’s first response fleet. Safety concerns surrounding their use, particularly when used for patient transport, warrant careful attention from rescue teams. A thorough understanding of the vehicle, transport apparatus, off-road terrain, and patient requirements must precede any use in public safety situations.

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‘As the First Line Goes So Does the Fire’

Fireground success can be achieved in a number of ways. The most critical way in my opinion is when the engine company gets the first hose line right. The statement,“As the first line goes so does the fire” is true. If the engine company gets the first hoseline wrong it can potentially have catastrophic results. The simple rule to apply is to have the right number of engine company firefighters placing the first hoseline in the right place with the correct length flowing with the right volume of water. This article will take a look at what is required for the engine company to get the first hoseline right!

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How Hoarding Affects the Fire Service

The home of a hoarder is not a pretty one. Blocked exits, narrow hallways, falling objects and trip hazards, and rooms full of belongings and trash are common sights.  Reality television shows have featured overstuffed homes like this to the awestruck public, showing the devastation of the homes’ occupants and their loved ones who are desperate for help. In most episodes, a hoarder reluctantly provides a tour to a baffled outsider, who always wonders, “How can you live like this?” For civilian outsiders, the hoarder home becomes a place of pity and unfair judgment. More importantly, for first responders, it is a potential safety hazard, impacting how they do their job and their ability to help those in need.

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Adjusting Extrication Techniques: Modified Dash Life (MDL)

(This is part two of a two-part series.)

In part two of this two part series, the Extrication.Com Modified Dash Lift (MDL)will be introduced with step by step instructions. The MDL can be performed with limited reach spreading tools such as a combination tool.

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Finding Comfort:

(This is part two of a three part series.)

In part one of Finding Comfort we covered the importance of recognizing the symptoms of chronic stress. The second part of this series covers assessment, prevention and ways of creating comfortable spaces to encourage relaxation at work and home. The human body was made to effectively respond and react to stress but not for an extended amount of time. When the body is left in a suspended state of stress response it doesn’t take long for the body to begin lacking in other important response areas. If not maintained properly, stress can easily transition from a necessary, healthy reaction to an unhealthy long-term illness. Excessive stress can manifest as symptoms of digestive problems, loss of appetite, high blood pressure, migraines, depression, extreme anxiety and even heart failure. It is crucial for firefighters to recognize the symptoms of chronic stress, how to prevent good stress from turning deadly and how to mentally maintain a healthy lifestyle. These factors help firefighters work more effectively and can help prevent stress from becoming a debilitating and life-threatening disease.

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Following the HERD

One of the first articles in the Barnyard Management series was about cows. It was about how cows tend to follow along with the other cows and follow the same path; despite the best direction or quickest route to get there! We have all heard about herd mentality. (Yes, the spell checker was having a hissy fit with that previous sentence!)

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EMS Perfect to Help With Needle Exchange Program

The use of injection drugs has been exploding over the last several years. More people now die from an overdose than car crashes. As we all know intravenous drug users are at high risk of death from overdose. Much of the increase in IV drug abuse has been in rural areas where there are fewer resources to address the problem. What many people do not know is that IV drug abusers are also at very high risk for other disorders such as sepsis, endocarditis, spinal epidural abscess, HIV and Hepatitis. An IV drug abuser with a fever has a higher risk of a serious bacterial infection than a neutropenic patient on chemotherapy. Much of the reason for this is that IV drug abusers share needles that are often contaminated. In a recent Journal of the American Medical Association article, Director of the CDC Tom Frieden stated that sharing needles is “a horrifyingly efficient route for spreading HIV, hepatitis and other infections.”1 

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South Carolina EMS Protocols

EMS Colleagues:

It was great to see so many familiar faces recently at South Carolina Fire Rescue 2017. Thank you to everyone who stopped by our booth to pick up some literature, had a question answered, or to just say “Hey!” We love interacting with the fire and EMS community at these conferences and we are just as excited as you are to see the newest gadgets, widgets, ambulances and fire apparatus at the vendor booths as you all are. 

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Independent Study Shows A Better Cervical Collar

Cervical immobilization has long been considered an essential first step in addressing trauma patients.  For 40 years, there has been controversy over risk/benefits of a semi-rigid collar.  Some studies have even suggested that collars can even be omitted as long as patients are immobilized until arrival at an ER or trauma center.

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EMS: It is Time We Advocate For Us!

The other day I was at an event and met up with another paramedic and had an interesting conversation. It started with the idea of how far EMS has come in terms of changes in scope, equipment and the like. I joked about a recent continuing education training session when I showed a pair of MAST trousers and was asked what in the world is that piece of equipment? For those of you that do not know what MAST trousers are, please use Google now. We did have a big chuckle.

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What Fitness Culture Defines You?

Being fit for duty is the most basic requirement for every firefighter — both career and volunteer. As we travel around the State testing firefighters, there are three types of fitness culture that are evident. What culture best describes you.

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Earthen Dams

Most of us in a rescue career may see some level of dam failure, especially when heavy rainfall associated with hurricanes pass through our state, or during extended periods of sustained rainfall. 

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Assess Your Station Before Building or Renovating

Building or renovating your station can be a daunting task. I was recently meeting with a fire department for the first time and was asked, “Can you give us a list of the things we need to talk about?” 

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Free Land: Is It Right for My New Station?

“If it seems too good to be true, it probably is.” It’s the age-old saying we’ve all heard, and when we meet with a fire station that has received “free land,” we always err on the side of caution.

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Deconstructed Firehouse

In the 2016 Winter issue I ran an exercise where we deconstructed and reconstructed a floor plan from an existing firehouse. I mentioned at the time that I did not know where the firehouse was, its age or really anything about it. It was just an idea to show how you could look at the building or building plans and make it better. This issue will repeat that process with a different floor plan. 

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Loris Fire Department

Loris Fire Department

Department Name: Loris Fire Department (LFD)

County: Horry

Type Department: Volunteer

Structure: Municipal

ISO: 3

Number of Stations: 1

Number of Apparatus: 8 Pumpers: 3 Aerials: 1 Specialty: 1 Squad/Rescue, 2 Brush, 1 Tanker

Do you provide EMS? Yes

What type: First Responder

Annual Budget: $265, 925

Area Covered Square miles: 24

Population: 5,000 +

Total Runs: 1,143 Fire: 642 EMS: 501

Chief: Jerry Hardee

Chief Officers: Asst. Chief Larry Hickman

Other Officers: 1 – Captain, 3 Lieutenants

Number of Members: 21 Paid: 0 Volunteer: 21

Address: PO Box 548 Loris, SC 29569

Website: www.cityoflorissc.com/fire-department

Phone: 843-756-3092

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Tabor City Fire Department

Tabor City Fire Department

Department Name: Tabor City Fire Department (TCFD)

County: Columbus County, NC

Type Department: Combination

Structure: Municipal

ISO: 9/5

Number of Stations: 2

Number of Apparatus: 10 Pumpers; 4 Aerials: 0 Specialty; 2 Tankers;1 Rescue; 1 Boat; 1 Brush; 1 Special Service

Do you provide EMS? No

Specialty Operations: Water Rescue

Annual Budget: $165,000

Area Covered Square miles: 49

Population: 5600

Total Runs: 400 Fire; 400 EMS

Chief: Jerry Hodges

Chief Officers: Asst. Chief Jeff Fowler

Other Officers: 3 Captains, 2 Lieutenants

Number of Members: 39 Paid: 1 Volunteer: 38

Address: 113 W. 4th St Tabor City, NC 28483

Website: Facebook – Tabor City Fire Department

Phone: 910-653-4160

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Heavy Vehicle BUS Rescue

As I write this article, we are getting ready for spring to move in and the weather to get warmer. I must say though, we have had some pretty nice weather already. 

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BGEA UK Chaplains Stand With Londoners After Horrific Apartment Fire

Raw. That word kept coming to Nigel Fawcett-Jones’ mind as he reflected on the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team’s ministry efforts in West London.

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‘Never Let Your Fear Decide Your Destiny’

This is an open letter to a friend who is struggling with addiction.

I think of you often. Tonight, I decided to put my thoughts on paper.

When I was in my early forties, I was a young wife and mother with three small children. Due to circumstances at that time, I planned my suicide because I thought that everyone would be better off without me. I felt hopeless. Helpless. I believed I was a failure to my children, to my husband and to everyone I loved.

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Physical and Mental Close Call

May 5th, 2014 was a day that changed my life and the lives of my family forever. I didn’t realize that this would be such a significant day in my life until months later, however, I am very thankful to be alive. That B-shift morning started like most others on Engine 8, a nice, sunny, spring morning, riding a couple routine calls before lunch. My engineer and I were the only two normally assigned that day as the two firefighters on the back of my engine were just filling in for the day. Those two strong firefighters played a vital role in my survival that day. We had just finished lunch, still sitting at the table when the call came in. A structure fire was dispatched on the far end of our assigned territory. Three engines, two ladders and one battalion chief were initially dispatched, which is common protocol for a single-family dwelling. Our heavy rescue and an additional battalion chief were added to the call. A neighbor reported a fire in the basement with smoke showing.

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Have You Had the Talk?

As founder of Firefighter Behavioral Health Alliance (FBHA) I often reflect on our beginning and the roads we have traveled these past six years. We never imagined all the avenues of how behavioral health plays a role in a first responders life from the academies, to counseling, families, the “job” and finally retirement. There are so many aspects within our lives that we have to tend to ensure we have a great career, but overall a better and successful life. One aspect we need to approach is to ask yourself, have I had the talk?

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Industry News

NFPA Elects New Board Members

Jim Sullivan, Jeff Cash, and Roger Montembeault were elected to the NFPA board of directors during NFPA’s  annual Conference and Expo in Boston. The three-year term for each member takes effect upon the close of the conference.

Jeff Cash is the fire chief and emergency manager for the City of Cherryville, North Carolina, Fire Department. He has been a member of the department since 1981, previously serving as a firefighter, driver engineer, captain and training officer. Cash serves as deputy executive director of the North Carolina Fire Chiefs Association, and as past president of the North Carolina State Firemen’s Association and the Western North Carolina Firemen’s Association. He also serves on the executive committee of the National Volunteer Fire Council, and is a member of the NFPA Technical Committee on Fire Officer Professional Qualifications.

Jim Sullivan is the president of IDG International Publishing Services, where he previously served as vice president of licensing, and as director of finance and administration. In 2013, he was elected a board member of FIPP, a network for global media that represents content-rich companies and individuals involved in the creation, publishing and/or sharing of quality content.

Roger Montembeault is the consultant/owner of The Montembeault Group, Inc. He has previously served as president/owner of Flotronix Corporation; executive vice president of General Signal Corporation; vice president of sales and marketing for Peerless Pump Co.; and general manager for Goulds Pumps. Montembeault is currently a member of the NFPA Task Group on Connectivity (NFPA 20), and is a member of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE).

Two board members, Russ Leavitt and Eric Rosenbaum, were re-elected to a second term. Kwame Cooper, a retiring member of the board, was previously elected to serve as the assistant treasurer.

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BUIES CREEK FIRE DEPARTMENT

BUIES CREEK FIRE DEPARTMENT

Pierce Arrow XT 100’ Aerial Platform w/Pierce chassis, Detroit Diesel DD13-505 HP engine, 1500 GPM Hale QMax-150 pump, 300 gal. UPF poly tank, Harrison 6kW hydraulic generator.

Provided By Atlantic Emergency Solutions

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NORTHERN WAKE FIRE DEPT.

NORTHERN WAKE FIRE DEPT.

Pierce Impel Heavy Duty Rescue w/Pierce chassis, Cummins ISL9-450 HP engine, 20” raised roof, TAK-4 IFS, Onan 25kW generator.

Provided By Atlantic Emergency Solutions

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CONCORD FIRE DEPARTMENT

CONCORD FIRE DEPARTMENT

Pierce Arrow XT 105’ Aerial Ladder w/Pierce chassis, Cummins ISX12 500 HP engine, 1500 GPM Waterous CSU pump, 300 gal. UPF poly tank, 10” raised roof w/notch, 750 dry/500 water.

Provided By Atlantic Emergency Solutions

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GREENVILLE FIRE DEPARTMENT

GREENVILLE FIRE DEPARTMENT

Pierce Velocity Patient Transport Pumper w/Pierce chassis, Cummins ISL9-450 HP engine, 1250 GPM Waterous CS pump, 500 gal. UPF poly tank, Patient Transport Department in cab.

Provided By Atlantic Emergency Solutions

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KINSTON PUBLIC SAFETY

KINSTON PUBLIC SAFETY

Pierce Enforcer PUC Pumper w/Pierce chassis, Cummins ISL9-450 HP engine, 1500 GPM Pierce PUC pump, 500 gal. UPF poly tank, 10” raised roof, Husky 3 foam system.

Provided By Atlantic Emergency Solutions

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CITY OF NORFOLK FIRE -RESCUE

CITY OF NORFOLK FIRE -RESCUE

Pierce Arrow XT Pumper w/Pierce chassis, Cummins ISX12-450 HP engine, 1500 GPM Waterous pump, 500 gal. UPF poly tank, 10” raised roof.

Provided By Atlantic Emergency Solutions

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HENDERSONVILLE FIRE DEPARTMENT

HENDERSONVILLE FIRE DEPARTMENT

Pierce Enforcer PUC Pumper w/Pierce chassis, Cummins ISL9-450 HP engine, 1500 GPM Pierce PUC pump, 750 gal. UPF poly tank, Husky 3 foam system, Harrison 6kW hydraulic generator.

Provided By Atlantic Emergency Solutions

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MICRO VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT

MICRO VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT

Pierce Enforcer Pumper w/Pierce chassis, Cummins ISL9 450 HP engine, 1500 GPM Hale QMax-150 pump, 1000 gal. UPF Poly tank, 10” raised roof.

Provided By Atlantic Emergency Solutions

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CARY FIRE DEPARTMENT

CARY FIRE DEPARTMENT

Pierce Enforcer Pumper w/Pierce chassis, Cummins ISL9-450 HP engine, 1500 GPM Waterous CSU pump, 500 gal. UPF poly tank, 10” raised roof, TAK-4 IFS.

Provided By Atlantic Emergency Solutions

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HIGH POINT FIRE DEPARTMENT

HIGH POINT FIRE DEPARTMENT

Two (2) Pierce Enforcer Pumpers w/Pierce chassis, Cummins ISL9-450 HP engine, 1500 GPM Waterous CSU pump, 500 gal. UPF poly tank, 10” raised roof, Husky 3 foam system, TAK-4 IFS.

Provided By Atlantic Emergency Solutions

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TOWN OF CLAYTON

TOWN OF CLAYTON

Pierce Enforcer Pumper w/Pierce chassis, Cummins ISL9-450 HP engine, 1500 GPM Hale QMax-150 pump, 1000 gal. UPF poly tank, 10” raised roof, Harrison 6kW hydraulic generator.

Provided By Atlantic Emergency Solutions

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FAYETTEVILLE FIRE DEPT.

FAYETTEVILLE FIRE DEPT.

Pierce Impel Pumper w/Pierce chassis, Cummins L9-450 HP engine, 1500 GPM Waterous CSU pump, 1000 gal. UPF poly tank, 10” raised roof, Harrison 6kW hydraulic generator.

Provided By Atlantic Emergency Solutions

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JOHNSTON COUNTY EMS

JOHNSTON COUNTY EMS

2017 AEV Type 3 Trauma Hawk, Ford chassis, 172”x95” 72 HR, Danhard ducted, Whelen LED lights, Lonseal floor covering, vaccum formed upholstery, performance load cot mount.

Provided By Northwestern Emergency Vehicles

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VANDERBILT LIFEFLIGHT GROUND

VANDERBILT LIFEFLIGHT GROUND

2016 Ford E-350 Type III w/remount chassis, Mini-Mod, custom graphics, inverter, custom console.

Provided By Northwestern Emergency Vehicles

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VANDERBILT LIFE FLIGHT GROUND

VANDERBILT LIFE FLIGHT GROUND

2016 Ford Transit w/ducted heat/air, all LED, custom graphics, Inverted 02, custom console, 6 pt. Harness seats.

Provided By Northwestern Emergency Vehicles

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FAUCETTE TOWNSHIP VFD

FAUCETTE TOWNSHIP VFD

2017 KME Pumper w/KME chassis, Cummins ISL engine, 1500 GPM Waterous pump, 1000 gal. UPF poly tank, custom Predator pumper, flex body, 20’ vertical extending light tower.

Provided By Safe Industries

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KLONDYKE CHANDBOURNE FIRE DEPT.

KLONDYKE CHANDBOURNE FIRE DEPT.

2017 KME Pumper w/Cummins ISL engine, 1500 GPM Hale Q-Max 150-23L, 1500 gal. UPF poly tank, MFP Panther, flex body, lock and load hosebed cover, light tower.

Provided By Safe Industries

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NORRIS FIRE DEPARTMENT

NORRIS FIRE DEPARTMENT

2016 KME Challenger w/Kenworth T370 chassis, Paccar PX-9 330 HP engine, 1750 GPM Hale Q-Max pump,1000 gal. poly rectangular tank, Firecomm headsets, front bumper discharge.

Provided By Safe Industries

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CITY OF WINSTON SALEM

CITY OF WINSTON SALEM

2017 KME Rescue Walk Around w/KME Severe Service Cab chassis, Cummins ISX 12 - 500 HP engine, 100” wide SS XLFD 22” raised roof, 24’ aluminum walk around.

Provided By Safe Industries

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WEST FLORENCE FIRE DEPT.

WEST FLORENCE FIRE DEPT.

2016 KME Flex w/Severe Service chassis, Cummins ISL9-450 HP engine, 2000 GPM Hale Q-Max XS pump, 1250 gal. poly tank, top mount pump w/3 crosslays, exterior ladders, rear suction.

Provided By Safe Industries

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WINDY HILL FIRE DEPARTMENT

WINDY HILL FIRE DEPARTMENT

2017 KME Custom Predator Pumper w/KME chassis, Cummins ISL engine, 1500 GPM Hale QMax-XS 150-23L pump, 1000 gal. UPF poly tank, flex body, custom paint by KME.

Provided By Safe Industries

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AGRICULTURE CENTER FIRE DEPT.

AGRICULTURE CENTER FIRE DEPT.

2016 Spartan Metro Star ER Custom Pumper w/Spartan chassis, 450 HP Cummins engine, 2000 GPM Hale Q-Max pump, 1000 gal. poly tank, ladder rack, wheel well drawers, custom shelving.

Provided By Anchor-Richey EVS

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CONNESTEE FIRE RESCUE

CONNESTEE FIRE RESCUE

2017 Anchor-Richey EVS Remount on new chassis, Knaphide Flatbed Brush Truck w/F-350 chassis, 6.2 liter gas engine, Wild Fire pump, poly tank, 12,000 lb. Warn winch, Nerf bars.

Provided By Anchor-Richey EVS

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JUNALUSKA FIRE DEPARTMENT

JUNALUSKA FIRE DEPARTMENT

2017 Anchor-Richey EVS Flatbed Brush Truck w/F-350 chassis, 6.2 liter gas engine, 240 GPM Hale HPXP-200 pump, 300 gal. poly tank, long handle tool storage, 9,000 lb. Warn winch.

Provided By Anchor-Richey EVS

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CHATTANOOGA FIRE DEPT.

CHATTANOOGA FIRE DEPT.

2017 Smeal 100’ Rear Mount Platform Spartan Gladiator w/Cummins ISX 15L 550 engine, 2000 GPM Waterous pump, 300 gal. UPF tank, Smeal Ergonomic slideout hoseload 1000’ of 5.”             

Provided By Atlantic Coast Fire Trucks

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TOWN OF MATTHEWS

TOWN OF MATTHEWS

2017 Smeal Custom Side Mount Engine/Pumper w/Spartan Metro-Star chassis, Cummins 450 engine, 2000 GPM Hale Q-Max, 500 gal. UPF tank, SMEAL QL-12 wiring harness.             

Provided By Atlantic Coast Fire Trucks

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SARDIS-TIMMONSVILLE

SARDIS-TIMMONSVILLE

2017 Smeal Top-Mount Pumper w/Spartan Metro-Star chassis, Cummins 450 engine, 1750 GPM Hale single stage pump, 1000 gal. UPF tank, Smeal QL-12 wiring harness.

Provided By Atlantic Coast Fire Trucks

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SARDIS-TIMMONSVILLE

SARDIS-TIMMONSVILLE

2017 Smeal Top-Mount Pumper w/Spartan Metro-Star chassis, Cummins 450 engine, 1750 GPM Hale single stage pump, 1000 gal. UPF tank, three speedlays in front of pump.

Provided By Atlantic Coast Fire Trucks

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WALKERTOWN VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPT.

WALKERTOWN VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPT.

2017 Smeal Custom Engine/Pumper w/Spartan Metro Star chassis, 450 Cummins engine,1500 GPM Waterous pump, 750 gal. UPF tank, Weldon V-Mux electrical system.

Provided By Atlantic Coast Fire Trucks

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MAYODAN FIRE DEPARTMENT

MAYODAN FIRE DEPARTMENT

Rosenbauer FX Side Mount Custom Pumper w/Rosenbauer Commander 4000 chassis, Cummins ISL9-400 HP engine, 1250 GPM Waterous pump, 1250 gal. UPF tank, InstaChains.

Provided By C.W. Williams & Co.

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ECU BRODY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

ECU BRODY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

2017 Rosenbauer SIMS Mobile Healthcare Simulation Unit, Freighliner M2 chassis, vehicle auto level system, resuscitation bay with 2 slide outs, ambulance bay, control room.

Provided By C.W. Williams & Co.

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WEST JEFFERSON FIRE DEPT.

WEST JEFFERSON FIRE DEPT.

Rosenbauer Commercial Pumper/Tanker w/International 7500 chassis, Navistar 350 HP engine, 1500 GPM Hale RSD pump, 1000/20 UPF tank, 4x4 chassis, pump & roll, back up camera.

Provided By C.W. Williams & Co.

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ORANGEBURG PUBLIC SAFETY

ORANGEBURG PUBLIC SAFETY

2017 Ferrara Top Mount Pumper w/HME Intruder 2 chassis, Cummins 450 HP engine, 1500 GPM Hale Q-Max pump, 1000 gal. poly tank, light tower, in cab recording front camera system.

Provided By Ferrara

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