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Apparatus


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The Apparatus and Vehicle Maintenance Section cares for all Boca Raton Fire Rescue Services apparatus. A full time Equipment Specialist and Vehicle Technician, both ASE & EVT certified, are responsible for maintaining the following:

 

  • 3 Aerial Ladders
  • 1 Aerial Platform
  • 4 Pumpers
  • 8 Medical Units
  • 1 Air Support Vehicle
  • 1 Hazardous Materials Support Vehicle
  • 1 Battalion Chief Vehicle
  • 1 EMS Captain Vehicle

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This section tests all fire apparatus pumps and aerial ladders annually in accordance with National Fire Protection Association (N.F.P.A.) and Insurance Service Office (I.S.O) standards.
 


The equipment specialist and vehicle technician responsibilities include developing apparatus specifications, maintaining all of the small engines and equipment, and the design and fabrication of certain parts and devices carried on each vehicle.
 


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