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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: Dec 6, 2018

Teague (TX) VFD Receives Fire Apparatus

 
 

The truck will carry 500 gallons of water and 20 gallons of foam. The foam is a fire retardant that increases the effectiveness of water and can help to quickly extinguish a fire and limit damage. It is also equipped with front bumper spray nozzles that are controlled from inside the cab.  

Teague Fire Chief Jody Bodine said the four-wheel drive will be a great benefit when trying to reach fires on ranchlands and during floods when high-water rescue may be needed.

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Posted: Dec 6, 2018

Eastern North Carolina Uses Donation to Purchase Fire Apparatus

Smithfield Foods, the world’s largest hog producer and pork processor, donated $150,000 to the Rose Hill Fire Department on Thursday. Now the department is able to purchase a 100-foot ladder truck.  

Established in 1939, the Rose Hill Fire Department serves the city of Rose Hill, within Duplin County. The station currently has 40 volunteer firemen and six vehicles in its fleet.

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Posted: Dec 6, 2018

Sterling Fire Department (CO) Fire Apparatus Star in Holiday Music Video

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Posted: Dec 6, 2018

Patient Steals St. Louis University Hospital Ambulance

Police recovered the ambulance a short time later and arrested the patient. ​The man was booked on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle. No one was hurt, police say.

The man, 48, has not been identified. The man had been taken to the emergency room after someone found him lying in the street. While he was being treated at the hospital, he left about 3:20 a.m. and took an ambulance parked outside.  

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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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