Purchase of new apparatus can be daunting and intimidating. FAST can help departments in various aspects of your capital purchase. How do you decide the selection of a custom versus a commercial piece of equipment? Conduct a department needs assessment. How to explore your finance options? How to write a specification for open bidding? The selection of the best bid for your department. FAST is not in any way associated with any fire apparatus manufactures and only offer consulting on how to determine department needs, give advise on apparatus specification (i.e. compartment selection, hose or ladder load, etc.) and the buying process.