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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: Jun 19, 2018

Fire Truck Photo of the Day-VT Hackney Hazmat Rig

Monroe (NC)Fire Department Hazmat/rescue. International 7500 cab and chassis; Navistar N10 370-hp engine; 10-compartment Hackney 23.6-foot walk-around rescue body with drop-pinch frame construction.

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Posted: Jun 18, 2018

USFA: Virginia On-Duty Death

The U.S. Fire Administration has announced the official on-duty death of Firefighter William Moore IV, 48, of Amelia County Volunteer Fire Department - Station 1, on June 14, 2018.

Firefighter William Moore IV suffered a fatal heart attack during a training exercise on June 14, 2018. 

Tribute is being paid to Firefighter Moore IV at http://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/

To date, 45 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2018.  Year-to-date and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online at https://www.usfa.fema.gov/data/statistics/ff_fatality_reports.html

Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.

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Posted: Jun 18, 2018

3 Hurt In Crash That Flips Ambulance In North Salem

The North Salem Volunteer Ambulance Corps ambulance was not transporting patients at the time.

The second vehicle was a black sedan, which sustained front-end damage. There were two people in the ambulance, which was not responding to a call at the time, and one person in the sedan, its driver.

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Posted: Jun 18, 2018

Construction Of New Fire Station At Sofa Super Store Site Starting Soon

City officials announced plans to rebuild Fire Station 11 at the fire site following the 10th anniversary of the Sofa Super Store fire in June 2017. Jack O'Toole, spokesman for the city, said Monday groundbreaking on the construction project will take place in the next 3-4 weeks. 

The new fire station is expected to be completed in 18-24 months, O'Toole says.

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10 Sep 2018 2018 FIRE MECHANICS FALL CONFERENCE 9/10/2018 - 9/14/2018
This year will feature classes to prepare you for F-1, F-2, F-3, F-4, F-5, F-6, F-7, F-8 as well as Jim Juneau "See You In Court", L&I Shop Safety, Cummins Insight, Basic Commercial Tire Service and more!

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11 Sep 2018 2018 FIRE MECHANICS VENDOR SHOW 9/11/2018

September 11, 3pm-6pm
Wenatchee Convention Center 

Mark your calendar for this exciting vendor show at the Wenatchee Convention Center. 

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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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