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I wonder how long or if LAFD and other SoCal departments will adapt some sort of red and blue light combo like FDNY did and Chicago.

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On 12/10/2017 at 11:33 AM, EMT_FS46 said:

I wonder how long or if LAFD and other SoCal departments will adapt some sort of red and blue light combo like FDNY did and Chicago.

This will never happen because CHP are such nazis when it comes to blue lights, they’ll never allow us to run em on the rear of an ambo/fire apparatus.  We got a new 4x4 rig from a city in Missouri that cancelled their order, and it had blues on the rear with clear domes, and when we did the CHP inspection, the officer almost exploded telling us how it’s illegal for us to have blue and all that garbage.

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The only LAFD vehicle that has a blue light is Emergency Air. The blue light is wired to have power only when the maxi brakes are applied then the operator turns on the light when they arrive at an incident so firefighters can (visually) locate them at the incident and exchange air bottles. 

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