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EPA Announces Fire Truck Diesel Emission Standard Changes

Dover, NH – The EPA has announced changes to the diesel emission standard for fire trucks and ambulances relative to SCR maintenance and vehicle disruptions. Due to this change, exposure to apparatus exhaust will again increase exposure to fire personnel within the station. Although eliminating apparatus power disruptions at the incident scene, lower maintenance schedule intervals or system by-pass will allow for increased emissions, which in turn add exposure to personnel particularly in the apparatus bays. In conjunction with recent WHO changes to classification of diesel exhaust as a carcinogen, the importance of exhaust removal is greater then ever. The Air Vacuum Corporation offers the industry’s most effective exhaust removal system for fire and EMS vehicles. The AIRVAC 911 system automatically removes both carcinogenic gasses and particulates, allowing for quick response to incidences in a clean and healthy environment. Contact Air Vacuum Corporation for a prompt proposal and protect firefighters from health dangers from exhaust exposure at or toll free 800-540-7264.

About Air Vacuum Corporation
Air Vacuum Corp. is the world leader in engine exhaust removal via the attachment-free and fully automated air filtration system, the AIR VAC 911(r). Air Vac has been the innovator and setting the standards within the exhaust-removal industry for more than a decade. The AIR VAC 911 System does not require any hoses and meets 2007 NFPA 1500, EPA, OSHA, IBOCA and FEMA standards. Free proposals and Fire Act grant assistance available.