IRE APPARATUS JOURNAL – ON LINE
By John A. Calderone
FIRE APPARATUS JOURNAL – ON LINE, the website of FIRE APPARATUS JOURNAL. Here you will find a description of each of our regular columns, with photos (we plan to rotate these photos on a regular basis so check back often), author information and contact addresses. You will also find easy, secure on-line shopping cart ordering for our books, back issues, and new and renewal subscriptions. You can change your subscription address on line, view up-to-date coming events, connect to other related sites through our links and much more. There will be feature articles which will change every other month and you can perfect your apparatus photography skills through interactive contact with expert photographers.
Motor City Blog by Dan Jasina
Beginning in 2000, the City of Detroit has spent millions of dollars on new
fire apparatus, to bring the fleet up to current standards and good working
order. In the year 2000, fourteen American LaFrance pumpers and one Sutphen
platform were delivered. Six rear-mounts and two tillers built by Pierce were
delivered in 2001, along with three American LaFrance tillers and an Advanced
Containment Systems, Inc. decontamination trailer.
The only delivery for 2002 was a Pierce quint assigned to Engine 48.