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Posted: Oct 17, 2017

Cobb (GA) Fire Department will Use $8 Million Rollover

The major expenditure will be nearly $6.4 million to relocate Fire Station 17 to 3321 Ernest Barrett Parkway and the anticipated purchase and relocation of Fire Station 12.

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Posted: Oct 17, 2017

Number One Fire Department (TN) Purchases New Fire Apparatus

The new truck replaces a 20-year-old fire truck, keeping the two fire engines of the department in compliance with National Fire Protection Agency standards for fire equipment.

 

This truck cost nearly $450,000, and after it is fully equipped, the value will be closer to $600,000.  It is the only fire truck in Sumner County equipped with Advance Life Support equipment, which allows an advanced level of care as the fire department awaits responding ambulances.  The engine is also equipped with the “jaws of life” and responds first to all motor vehicle accidents, in addition to all fire calls. 

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Posted: Oct 17, 2017

United Kingdom Fire Apparatus Outside Apartments for 24 Hours a Day

A fire engine and crew are being paid for by taxpayers to park outside the privately owned Nova House in Slough, Berkshire, after fire brigade and council inspections revealed multiple fire safety failings.

 

The watch — believed to be costing £2,000 a day — is being paid for by Slough borough council because of its concern about the risk of a catastrophic fire outbreak and inability of the private company that owns the tower block to fix the problems.

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Posted: Oct 17, 2017

Carbondale (IL) Fire Department to Host Open House, Dedication of Fire Apparatus

The new truck has a 107-foot ladder — the old fire truck had a 102-foot ladder — and is a pump-and-go truck, which means water can be pumping while the truck is moving, according to Amy Fox, spokeswoman for the City of Carbondale.

 

The $1.1 million fire truck arrived at the station on Tuesday, Oct. 10, when it was driven there by Carbondale Fire Chief Ted Lomax.

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Posted: Oct 17, 2017

500 tires go up in flames at a store south of Everett

An estimated 500 tires burned early Monday morning when a two-alarm fire damaged a tire store and home south of Everett. At its peak, roughly 40 firefighters from five agencies battled the blaze. The fire occurred in the 13600 block of Highway 99 just north of the Mukilteo Speedway, said Leslie Hynes, a spokeswoman for South Snohomish Fire & Rescue.
- PUB DATE: 10/17/2017 10:39:46 AM - SOURCE: Everett Herald - Metered Site
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