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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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EMS Change Notice 10

Technimount equipment mount system - SAEJ3043 compliant bracket

Ambulance Equipment Mounting Change Notice 10 is in effect as of July 1, 2017. New ambulance specifications require loose equipment and monitors to be secured in the patient module. Cabinets, drawers and pouch systems will also need to remain secure for their weight-rated load in a crash-level event. Frequently used equipment (monitors and oxygen) will […]

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Air Conditioning Service – Fire Apparatus

fire apparatus and EMS air conditioning service and repair

Air Conditioning Service For All Your Fire Apparatus EMS Vehicles Time to check your air conditioning unit Spring has finally arrived. As the cooler days start to get warmer, it’s important to start thinking ahead to summer. It’s time to check the air conditioning in all fire trucks, ambulances and vehicles in your department’s fleet. […]

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New Facility in Central PA

Glick Fire Equipment - new location in Mill Hall, PA

New Service and Parts Facility   Glick Fire Equipment has opened a new service and parts facility in Clinton County, PA. This new facility allows Glick to expand services in the Central and Northern PA regions.   7484 Nittany Valley Drive, Mill Hall, PA 17751 (formerly HB Rentals) Available Services – Glick Mill Hall Location: […]

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Glick at a Glance – Spring 2017

The Spring 2017 edition of our newsletter is here! We’ve got listings for new fire truck and ambulance sales and deliveries. Inside, we discuss how to properly care for the paint finish on your apparatus. Plus, meet some of the new faces at Glick. All inside our Spring 2017 newsletter. Click to download and take […]

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Ambulance Safety

ambulance safety - braun ambulances rollover and crash testing

Ambulance safety is important. Ambulances should be safe. How can Braun prove the ambulances they have been building ARE safe? Braun takes their ambulance safety very seriously. Earlier this year Braun ambulances began crash testing their ambulances. Braun began testing the crash safety of their ambulances with a rollover test. They purchased a 10 year old unit […]

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Glick at a Glance – Winter 2016

Glick newsletter - Glick at a Glance winter 2016 newsletter

Glick Newsletter Merry Christmas from Glick Fire Equipment! The winter edition of our 2016 Glick newsletter is hot off the digital presses. What’s Inside Grease Grits – Scorpion spray on protective coatings can reduce the wear and tear on your apparatus. Read more in our Grease Grits article on page 4. Ambulance News – We’ve […]

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Buying Stock Fire Apparatus

buy stock fire apparatus - stock Pierce Ascendant available for purchase

Purchasing Stock Fire Apparatus – You’ve researched to find the best configuration for your next apparatus purchase. Maybe you’ve even started talking with sales representatives from the manufacturers you are considering. Your current apparatus might be beyond repair and you need something quick. You might have looked at buying a used fire truck. Consider one […]

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Light Tower Maintenance

Will-Burt Night Scan light tower - collapsed view on top of fire engine

Light tower maintenance We’d like to take a moment to discuss an item of general maintenance that should be on your preventative list before the winter weather hits. Light tower maintenance. Determine if your light tower mast needs cleaned. Most light towers come from the manufacturer pre-lubricated. Under normal operating conditions it will require no […]

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Emergency Vehicle Financing

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