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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 20, 2018

Edgartown (MA) Fire Apparatus Rolls Onto the Vineyard

“They did a great job of mounting new equipment,” Chief Schaeffer said. Prior to Engine 2 entering service, fire personnel will mount some old equipment on the pumper. Engine 2 cost $615,000, Chief Schaeffer said, but the department was able to defray the cost by pulling in $175,000 from the sale of the old pumper.  

Among the features of the pumper are a 720 gallon capacity water tank and a 20 gallon Class A Foam tank. Engine 2’s pump rate is 1,500 gallons per minute.

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Posted: Sep 20, 2018

Frankenmuth (MI) Fire Muster Rigs by Steve Redick

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Posted: Sep 20, 2018

Gallery: Frankenmuth (MI) Fire Muster Rigs by Steve Redick

Fire Photographer Steve Redick attended the August 2018 Frankenmuth Fire Muster and returned with these photos of some antique rigs.

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Posted: Sep 20, 2018

Sanford (ME) Acquires New 'Quint' Fire Truck

The quint sports a 95-foot aerial device and 200 feet of ground ladders, he said. It can can pump 2,000 gallons of water a minute and can carry 300 gallons.

The new truck weighs 80,000 pounds, and is powered by a 525 horsepower Detroit diesel engine.

It replaces the 1998 Engine 1 and the 1988 Ladder 37, the ladder truck was purchased used.

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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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