(Appeared in print as "Rescue Thee") A basic specification for an engine or an aerial unit begins by measuring the baseline and as well as the specifications from other units in the department, then adding the chassis and device or pump that best meet departmental needs, and finally buying the loose tools and equipment to fill the apparatus. NFPA lists and provides the weights for the standard tools carried on most engine companies. But rescue units are a different ball ...
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