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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: Nov 21, 2017

Pafford Identifies Three Men Killed in Medical Helicopter Crash near DeWitt (AR)

The helicopter was flying from Pafford’s base in Pine Bluff to Helena Regional Medical Center. The Bell 407 GXP helicopter was owned by maintained for Pafford Air One under a contract with Air Methods Corporation. Bollen was employed by Air Methods. Pafford issued a statement on Twitter saying that the company was “devastated by the sudden loss of three of our team members. At this time we have no words, only prayers for the families and loved ones involved.”
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Posted: Nov 21, 2017

Pennsylvania House Approves Fire Company Commercial Driver’s License Bill

Day said helping volunteers obtain a CDL will allow for the safer operation of fire vehicles.  

“We all know that when a call goes out, time is of the essence, and fire companies need trained drivers behind the wheel,” he said in a statement.

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Posted: Nov 21, 2017

Official: Firefighter Fell from Ladder at Binghamton (NY) House Fire

Santoni said when crews arrived, the residents told firefighters everyone who was inside made it out, and that there were no injuries.  

A firefighter fell off a ladder onto a roof, according to Santoni. The firefighter is being evaluated at a local hospital, but Santoni said he believes the firefighter will be okay.

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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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