“Firefighting apparatus” describes any vehicle that’s been customized for use during firefighting operations. These vehicles are highly customized, depending on their needs and the duty they’ll be performing, such as firefighting and emergency medical services. Apparatus are equipped to support firefighting and rescue operations and carry tools, ground ladders, specialized saws, rescue ropes and harnesses, and cutting torches. Apparatus also carry a complete Advanced Life Support (ALS) equipment complement.