Below you will find some of the common terms associated with firefighting. If you hear a term that you are not familiar with and it is not listed below please contact us via email and we will explain the terminology to you.
Apparatus- Any vehicle that serves a specific function other than just transportation of people.
Paid fire fighters began organizing themselves into clubs and associations in the mid-19th century. Many of these groups were organized for the assistance of fire fighters who were injured on the job or for the families of fire fighters who died in the line of duty.