New Ladder Trucks Helps Pennsylvania Firefighters with High-Rises

Wilkes-Barre firefighters train with new tiller

 

(Wilkes-Barre City Firefighters IAFF Local 104 photo, Facebook)

 

HighRiseOps Staff

WILKES-BARRE, Pennsylvania – WNEP reports that Wilkes-Barre firefighters have been training with a new ladder with a truck at the Washington Square Apartments high-rise.

“We’re here to set the ladder, see how high it reaches. Washington Square has been very good to us with allowing us to come in and do different things in their building,”  Training Officer Francis Evanko told WNEP. “They were gracious enough to let this come up, put it up to see how far it’ll reach, where we need to position it.”

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Wilkes-Barre firefighters train with new tiller     HighRiseOps Staff WILKES-BARRE, Pennsylvania – WNEP reports that Wilkes-Barre firefighters have been training with a new ladder with a truck at the Washington Square Apartments high-rise. “We’re here to set the ladder, see how high it reaches. Washington Square has been very good to us with allowing […]

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