"would anyone prefer some good lights or light setups to me."
I'm with Oldman on this one. But, just for the reason that I haven't wasted all of my time yet, the only lights you should be worried about are the ones on the poles at intersections. Use them and abide by their rules and you'll be that much of a safer responder.
When I was on probation some many years ago. I was driving for the Battalion Chief, I started to drive pretty fast because I could and because I was excited. The BC put his hand on my arm and said (slow down kid, it will still be on fire when we get there".