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New Pittsburgh-Specific Ladder Trucks Hit City Streets Next Month

Pittsburgh New Pierce Fire Trucks

ZELIENOPLE (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) – Two new ladder trucks will soon be on the difficult streets of Pittsburgh, the same streets they’ve been specifically designed to navigate.

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Glick Fire Equipment Company Receives “Dealer of the Year” Award

Glick received Dealer of the Year award

Glick Fire Equipment has been recognized by Pierce Manufacturing, a leading fire apparatus manufacturer, as “Dealer of the Year” for 2017. Glick was chosen from among all dealers in North America, and is the exclusive Pierce dealership for all of Pennsylvania.

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Glick-At-A-Glance, Spring 2018 Issue

Spring 2018 Glick A tA Glance

The Spring 2018 edition of our newsletter is here! Check out the listings for new fire truck and ambulance sales and deliveries. Inside, read about getting your A/C ready for summer, and our preventative maintenance plan. Plus, meet some of the new faces at Glick. View our new format below, or download a PDF here. […]

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Mill Hall Open House

Mill Hall Open House

A good time was had by all at our First Open House at our Central Facility in Mill Hall, PA, on May 3!

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WRAFD unveils new ladder truck

Warrior Run Area Fire Department Chief Doug Funk stands by the department’s new $925,000 ladder truck.

WATSONTOWN — Emblazoned atop the Warrior Run Area Fire Department’s new 39-foot ladder truck is a decal which reads “FDNY 343 Never Forgotten.” Those words memorialize the 343 firefighters killed during the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attack in New York City.

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WET vs. DRY: Cold Weather Operation for your Pump

Waterous pumps

Most fire companies are seeking information on whether they should run a “dry’ or a “wet” pump during cold weather operations. This article covers the Waterous recommendation along with several other “pros” and “cons” related to running the pump “dry” or “wet” in cold weather environments.

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Glick-At-A-Glance, Winter 2017/18 Issue

Glick-At-A-Glance Winter 2017/18 Issue

The Winter edition of our newsletter is here! Check out the listings for new fire truck and ambulance sales and deliveries. Inside, Waterous addresses the question of Cold Weather Operation for your Pump, and the opening of the paint and body shop at our western facility located in Zelienople, PA has finally happened!. Plus, meet […]

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Glick-At-A-Glance, Fall 2017 Issue

Glilck at a Glance Fall 2017

The Fall 2017 edition of our newsletter is here! Check out the listings for new fire truck and ambulance sales and deliveries. Inside, get some tips on routine maintenance of CAFS, and the eagerly anticipated opening of the paint and body shop at our western facility located in Zelienople, PA . Plus, meet some of […]

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Routine Maintenance of CAFS (Compressed Air Foam System)

Dry Class A Foam

CAFS (Compressed Air Foam System) maintenance is a common issue for apparatus equipped with the system. Recently, our service department has seen a number of cases where the foam is seeping into a plain water flow, even when the foam system hasn’t been operated. After a full mechanical assessment has been performed, and determining the […]

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Glick At a Glance Summer 2017

Glick At a Glance Summer 2017.

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Refurbish Fire Apparatus

Masontown FD fire apparatus before refurbishment

Is the cost of purchasing a new apparatus keeping your department from upgrading your fleet? Are you constantly repairing the engine, or paying someone else to do it? Have you looked at the cost to refurbish fire apparatus? As an alternative to buying a new unit, a refurbished fire apparatus could be an option. Questions […]

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Tire Dry Rot

tire dry rot - small cracks in sidewall

Regular inspection of each unit in your department’s fleet is key in ensuring safety and smooth operation during every response. Today, we will cover apparatus tire dry rot. How does it happen? What can you do to prevent it? What to do when you spot it? How often should tires be replaced? These are all […]

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Emergency Vehicle Financing

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