Truck Co Operations

Understanding Building Construction Types

02/01/2012 Randy Frassetto breaks down the differences among the various types of building construction, offering tips about what tactics ladder crews should apply to each type.

Cold Weather Preparation

12/01/2011 When cold weather hits departments like Fort Worth, Texas, it can take a much greater toll than on departments that are used to seeing lots of snow and ice. In this article Capt. Homer Robertson shares some tips for cold weather preparation.

Attic Fires from the Inside Up

05/09/2011 Attic fires pose unique challenges, particularly in modern construction. Fortunately, ladder crews can support crews operating interior. In this Truck Company Operations column, Randy Frassetto addresses the various hazards truck crews can face during attic operations, and offers and attack approach.


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