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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: May 24, 2018

Fire Truck Photo of the Day-Weis Brush Trucks

Dove Creek (CO) Fire Protection District, quick attack/brush units (2). Ford F-550 Crew Cab and chassis; 300-gallon Rowe polypropylene tanks.

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Posted: May 23, 2018

Reading (PA) Planners Review Drawings for Proposed Fire Stations

The plans were presented to the commission as a courtesy "heads up" by city Managing Director Glenn Steckman, so no vote was required of the members. Act 47 capital improvement funds will be used to help pay for the projects. He also emphasized that the city administration and Mayor Wally Scott were seeking input from all stakeholders, in addition to the planning commission — firefighters, neighbors, local businesses and the community at large.
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Posted: May 23, 2018

Pleasantville (NJ) Fire Department Trains to 'Bail Out' in Two-Story Training House

“We were very fortunate enough to receive the grant that outfitted our whole department,” firefighter Eric Moran said, adding they became the first career department to receive a grant equipping all 42 firefighters through the Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Foundation, created by the family of one of the firefighters injured on Black Sunday.

“Every fire department should be outfitted with these,” Moran said. “It’s necessary safety equipment.”

Each firefighter now has a seat harness that wraps around the waist and through the legs, as well as a pouch that holds the emergency escape system — a metal hook connected by rope to a descender, a mechanical grip that allows the firefighter to control the rope feeding through it.

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Posted: May 23, 2018

Bastrop (LA) Fire Department Gets New Fire Apparatus

Crowder said it will also help the Bastrop Fire Department to achieve a better fire rating for the City of Bastrop and Morehouse Parish. The Bastrop Fire Department would like to thank James “Bubba” Boyd for his assistance. Pictured left to right are Bastrop Fire Chief Thomas Crowder, District 2 Fire Board Member Anthony Griffith, Firefighter Darius Wilson, Firefighter Evan Bordelon, Fire Prevention Officer Timothy Williams, Captain Orlando Mitchell, Firefighter Adam Deshazo, Captain Brad White, Captain Corey Robinson, Firefighter Thad Townsend, Captain Scott Bulloch, Captain Stephen Peeples, Firefighter Thomas Tomboli, Captain John Sharp, District 2 Fire Board Member Steve Mitcham and Training Officer Rodney P. Brown.
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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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