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Venting a commercial fire structure is very different than doing so on a residential structure. In his Truck Company Operations column, Mike Dugan walks you through the everything from how to best assess the roof conditions to selecting the right tool for the job and more.
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Although KME's Force 1500 ARFF apparatus appears quite futuristic in nature, it's clear that a lot of great engineering went into the design of this vehicle. Bob Vaccaro explains how KME got into the ARFF business and evaluates some of its design features.
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Incidents involving children are often one of the most difficult types of incidents firefighters can respond to.ÿHarold Schapelhouman takes a vivid look back at the Our Lady of Angels Fire, which killed 92 schoolchildren and three teachers. He points out the flaws in school buildings and safety codes that still exist today, and asks everyone to become better prepared for the sake of their community's children.
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Harold Schapelhouman continues his discussion on the Our Lady of Angels Fire, which killed 92 children and three teachers, reminding all firefighters that to be truly effective at their job, they must never stop learning or striving to improve their skills.