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The purpose of the Fire Mechanics Section is to promote standardization of fire apparatus and equipment preventative maintenance, improve safety standards and practices, promote workshops, conferences, and seminars related to the purposes of this Section, and to promote cost savings through standardization of building and equipment purchasing and maintenance.

RECENT FIRE MECHANIC NEWS

Posted: Jan 31, 2017

Creeper Drags Sponsored by Whatcom Electric & Battery

The Washington Fire Mechanics are proud to announce that Whatcom Electric & Battery has become the sole sponsor of the popular creeper drag event held at the WFM annual conference. We are very excited that Whatcom Electric & Battery has elected to be the first exclusive multi year sponsor of this event. It will be unveiled next fall as the Whatcom Electric & Battery Creeper Drags. The event will be held at our new conference location for 2017 The Wenatchee Conference Center
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Posted: Dec 13, 2018

Decision Postponed on Mount Vernon (WA) Fire Station

 
 

The delay means that should the council choose to send the proposal to voters, it will not be able to be on a ballot until April.

The bulk of the money from the bond would be used to build a new downtown fire station. The current downtown station, which was built in the 1960s, no longer fits the Mount Vernon Fire Department's needs, Chief Bryan Brice said.

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Posted: Dec 13, 2018

Nueces County Emergency Service District (TX) Awarded Fire Apparatus

 
 

The grant awarded them a 5-ton military truck and $20,000 for the fire pump and fire tank for the truck. This truck is not only a great benefit for Flour Bluff, but also for Padre Island because it helps to increase the firefighting capacity of the department.

Just in the last 3 years, the Nueces County Emergency Service District has battled 265 brush fires. The new brush truck with its 750-gallon water tank and foam capability can only help the department.

 
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Posted: Dec 13, 2018

New Baton Rouge (LA) EMS Station Dedicated to Late Councilman

 
 

Several East Baton Rouge officials and members of the Amoroso family attended the Monday afternoon dedication of the EMS No. 12 station in the renovated building at the the intersection of Millerville Road and Old Hammond Highway. The new station, which opened last month, houses one ambulance and at least two EMS personnel around the clock. Officials said it will give them a home base with quick access to the interstate and communities up and down Old Hammond Highway. 

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Fire Mechanics Section Board

Chair

Posted: Oct 21, 2015

Chair

Elliot Courage
North Whatcom Fire & Rescue
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Vice Chair

Posted: Oct 21, 2015

Vice Chair

Mike Smith 
Pierce County Fire District #5
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Secretary

Posted: Oct 21, 2015

Secretary

Justin Claibourn
Central Pierce Fire & Rescue 
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Director #1

Posted: Oct 21, 2015

Director #1

Loren Angiono 
City of Lynnwood
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Director #2

Posted: Oct 21, 2015

Director #2

Paul Spencer 
Fire Fleet Maintenance LLC
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Director #3

Posted: Oct 21, 2015

Director #3

Larry Elliott
Olympia Fire Department
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Director #4

Posted: Oct 21, 2015

Director #4

Doug Jones
City of Redmond
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Director #6

Posted: Oct 21, 2015

Director #6

Brett Annear
Kitsap County Fire District 18
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Director #5

Posted: Oct 21, 2015

Director #5

Jay Jacks
Camano Island Fire & Rescue
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Legislative Representative

Posted: Oct 21, 2015

Legislative Representative

TBD
TBD
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Immediate Past Chair

Posted: Oct 20, 2015

Immediate Past Chair

Brian Fortner
Graham Fire & Rescue

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