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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"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.

What is a fire truck pto pump?

Without its powerful water pump, a fire truck is nothing but a ladder, sirens and a Dalmatian. PTOs (Power Take-Off) drives give fire trucks the power to pump thousands of gallons a minute without ... Read More »

How to Make a Carton Box Fire Truck?

The bright lights, vivid colors and squealing siren---young children love fire trucks. Use basic art supplies and an egg carton to help your child make his own fire truck toy. And take advantage of... Read More »

Do you need a CDL license to drive a fire truck in New Jersey?

Firefighters are exempt from holding a commercial driver's license in the state of New Jersey. Applicants for firefighting positions in the state need a regular New Jersey driver's license if their... Read More »