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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: Sep 19, 2017

The Time a Chicago Dad Came Home With a Fire Apparatus

We didn't entirely believe our dad when he told us he was purchasing an old fire truck. Although he had a fondness for antique cars and motorcycles, my brother and I weren't sure whether to believe he had gone off to add a 1939 Mack fire engine to his revolving collection.
My brother and I spotted it: a 1939 Mack fire engine, faded red, rounded fenders, slowly rolling up 100th Street. Dad was at the wheel, announcing his homecoming by stepping on the siren button just to the right of the gas pedal.
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Posted: Sep 19, 2017

Fire Truck Photo of the Day-Alexis Pumper

Fox Lake Fire Protection District, Ingleside, IL, pumper. Spartan Metro Star cab and chassis; Cummins ISL9 450-hp engine; Hale Qmax 1,500-gpm pump.

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Posted: Sep 18, 2017

White Bluff-Rye Hill Volunteer (AR) Fire Department Shows Off Fire Station, Vehicles

A local fire department provided residents the opportunity to become better acquainted with one of its stations this weekend.The White Bluff-Rye Hill Volunteer Fire Department held a meet and greet at its station at 14711 Rye Hill Road South in Fort Smith from 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.
A fact sheet provided at the event states fire department members began the remodeling project with members of the Sebastian County maintenance staff after the Sebastian County Quorum Court assigned the station to the department in April. Members of the department put in over 790 man hours from April through August in station remodeling and cleanup, not not including time spent training and working at its other two stations or on the trucks there. It also does not include the hours county maintenance staff contributed helping with painting, plumbing, electrical and other facets of the project.
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Posted: Sep 18, 2017

Wichita (KS) Auction Includes Christmas Decor, Fire Apparatus, Airline Signs

The city of Wichita is conducting an online auction of its surplus vehicles, equipment and other property.
Trucks from the Wichita Fire Department and police cars are among the vehicles listed. City departments that have items in the auction: Parks and Recreation, Wichita Airport Authority, Central Maintenance, Water Utilities and Transit.
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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
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Immediate Past Chair

Posted: Oct 20, 2015

Immediate Past Chair

Brian Fortner
Graham Fire & Rescue

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