TOOLS 

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Cord reel

Many vehicles are equipped with generators. This is an extension cord reel used with electrical equipment.

Cord reel 

Another view of the reel.

Cord reel

Another kind of cord reel.

Junction box

Electrical junction box for use with a generator.

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Positive Pressure Ventilator

This is a gasoline powered fan used to force smoke and gasses out of a building.

PPV

Another view.

PPV

Another view.

Super vac ventilator

This is an electric fan used to ventilate confined spaces.

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Smoke ejector

This is an electric fan used to force smoke and gasses out of a building.

Door bar

This is an adjustable bar used to support a smoke ejector.

Tools

Large Bolt cutters, flat head axe, Haligan tool, and sledge hammer.

Tools

Closet hook, pick head axe, and small bolt cutters.

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Tools

Duckbill lock breaker, and glass saw.

Tools

Pry axe, and sliding pry bar

Tools

Extended

Halligan tool

The Haligan tool is a multi purpose pry bar. It was developed from a burglar tool by a New York city firefighter.

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Halligan tools

Halligan tools come in various sizes.

Irons

The flat head axe and Haligan tool are often used together. When combined they are referred to as the Irons.

Pry bar

A simple goose neck pry bar.

Pry bar

Straight pry bar, useful for digging or lifting heavy objects.

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Salvage bar

This is a large pry bar with a hook.

Rabbit tool

This is a hand powered hydraulic ram used to force doors open.

Sprinkler repair kit

This is a tool kit used to replace sprinkler heads activated in a fire or damaged by accident.

Sprinkler repair kit (case)

Tool box for repair kit

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Ladder belt

This is a safety harness often used when working on a a ladder or aerial device.

Overhaul tools

Roof hook, drywall hook, rubbish hook and pike pole. These are typically used to open walls and ceilings to check for fire spread. These tools are available with handles ranging from 3 to 16 feet. The shorter tools often come with a D-handle.

Tool tips

Rubbish hook and pike pole.

Tool tips

Dry wall hook, and roof hook.

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Shovel

Small round point shovel. Shovels like this are useful for removing debris or digging out overgrown utility shutoff devices.

Square point shovel

Small square point shovel. Shovels like this are useful for debris removal. This is a short handle shovel with a D-handle but long handle shovels are also common.

Shovel

Large square point snow shovel. Large shovels like this are very useful for debris removal and can be used to remove standing water. For departments that get snow these may actually be used to shovel snow.

 

Salvage cover

Water proof tarps are used to prevent additional damage from fire suppression operations. These tarps can be used to direct water, cover valuables or carry out debris.

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Water Vac

This is a back pack mounted wet /dry vacuum used to pick up water and debris.

Water Vac

This view shows the harness.

Water key

This tool is used to shut off water and gas valves located in the ground.

Edge roller

Edge rollers are used to protect hose or rope going over the corner of a window or roof.

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Hose tools

Rubber mallet, hose clamp and spanner wrenches.

Hose tools

This is a mounting bracket for a hydrant wrench and spanner wrenches.

Hose tools

Hydrant wrench and ratcheting hydrant wrenches.

Hose tools

Large diameter hose spanner wrenches.

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Hose tools

Hydrant wrench, wildland hose clamp and drafting strainer.

Hose clamp

This clamp can be used to cut off water flow in hose up to 3" in diameter.

Hose clamp

Another style of hose clamp.

Hose clamp

Another view.

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Strainer

This is a drafting strainer used when drawing water from a static source such as a pond.

Tape

Duct tape and caution tape.

Portable radio

Hand held radio.

Portable radio

Another view

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Circle D Lights

This is a popular brand of portable light using a 300 watt bulb.

Light box

This is a large rechargeable flashlight carried on most fire department vehicles.

Light box

Another view

Light box

Another style of light box.

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Fuel can

This is a fuel can.

SCOTT Thermal imager

Thermal imagers are forward looking infrared cameras used to find a hidden fire or victims. 

SCOTT Thermal imager

Another view. This unit is designed to be used on the ground by a crawling person so it includes pads to protect it from the ground.

Thermal imager case

These cameras are very expensive so most are stored in a sturdy case.

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SCOTT Thermal imager

This is another style of thermal imager using a pistol grip.

Bullard Thermal imager

This is a compact thermal imager held like a video camera.

Bullard Thermal imager

This is another pistol grip style thermal imager.

MSA Thermal imager

This is another pistol grip style of thermal imager.

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ISG Thermal imager

This is a hand held thermal imager.

ISG Thermal imager

Another view.

   

 

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