How many fire fighters go in a fire truck during a fire?

Answer It depends upon what type of truck and the mission assigned to it. Many pumpers that have water and hose are manned with between 3 and 5 firefighters. Ladder trucks usually have 4 or 5 and rescues ... Read More »

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What does a truck have to weigh to write it off as a work truck?

Any vehicle designed to carry cargo with a loaded gross vehicle weight over 14,000 pounds is qualified non-personal use vehicles. According to Internal Revenue Bulletin 2008-25, the IRS allows you ... Read More »

"Fire Engine" or "Fire Truck"?

I've always personally heard and used "fire truck" more than the alternative, but that does not mean "fire engine" is incorrect. If someone said "fire engine," I'd still know what they meant.

How much does an S-10 truck weigh?

According to, the Chevrolet S-10 features a gross vehicle rating of 5150 lbs. and a curb weight of 3616 lbs. Edmunds states that the truck was introduced in 1982 and was in service ... Read More »

How much does a UPS truck weigh?

The weight of an UPS truck varies by the model of the truck involved. WebWire reports that new UPS trucks built on an upgraded, fuel-efficient chassis and unveiled in March 2010 had gross vehicle w... Read More »