The Million-Dollar Fire Trucks Required at Your Airport

Sept. 4 (Bloomberg) -- Since hydrocarbon jet fuel fires are among the most dangerous that firefighters ever face, airports are required by the FAA to have specialized Airport Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) vehicles on standby. Using technology originally intended for military use, these souped-up firetrucks boast features such as monstrous acceleration and special fuselage piercing hoses. Bloomberg traveled to defense contractor Oshkosh's headquarters in Wisconsin to see their ultimate ARFF truck: a 87,000-pound Global Striker.

Abengoa's Bondholders Jumping Ship
02:52 - Creditors of the troubled Spanish renewable energy company, Abengoa, are facing tough choices this morning. They're being told to dump their holdings in the firm or take their chances in an eventual settlement. Abengoa has been teetering on the edge of becoming Spain's biggest corporate bankruptcy. Bloomberg's Rodrigo Orihuela reports on "Countdown." (Source: Bloomberg)
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