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Newton Fire Department

Posted on: May 3, 2013

[ARCHIVED] Firefighters Complete Annual Testing of Ladders

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Throughout the year firefighters test equipment to ensure that it is ready to perform when needed in an emergency. At right, Captain George Montgomery loads a ladder with weight as part of the annual service testing of ladders. Firefighters test ladders annually and have an outside independent agency test them once every 5 years to confirm structural integrity.

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