FDIC International 2016: The Total Package
BY CHRIS MC LOONE
As we prepared for FDIC
International 2016, the
usual product releases
started to come in with
year those miles were a little slower.
I speak with many vendors—as many as
I can—and usually the conversation comes
around to me asking, “How has the show
been?” FDIC International always draws a
before the show, Task Force Tips announced
that it acquired AMKUS Rescue Systems,
and Firequip had recently announced that it
acquired All-American Hose.
This year, 20 scholarship award winners
a chance to demo the new Scott Sight SCBA
face piece with integrated in-mask thermal
imaging capabilities. Scott Safety represen-
tatives were traveling the HOT sites with
the face piece to get firefighter impressions
1822 30 40 Drones Unmanned aerial vehicles
are used for fire scene
recon and size-up.
Learn how to judge
using a six-foot hook.
Delivery to the Roseville (MN)
Some departments opt
for a mobile pump testing
company to come to them.
FDIC INTERNATIONAL has myriad resources from which to draw for its hands-on training (HOT) evolutions. Engine 10, an HME rig,
stood by at the “Engine and Truck Placement: Gaining the Tactical Advantage” HOT evolution. The rescue-pumper is in service with
the Adams-Markleville (IN) Fire Protection Territory. It is built on an HME 1871-W custom chassis and features a Hale Qmax 1,500-gpm
pump, a 900-gallon tank, and a 30-gallon foam cell. (Photo by Tim Olk.)
June 2016 | Volume XXI No– 6 www.fireapparatus.Com
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