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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, 2017

Henry County (GA) Fire Apparatus and Ambulance Purchases Approved

The Henry County Board of Commissioners approved the purchase of five new Braun ambulances for the Henry County Fire Department at its Sept. 6 regular Commission meeting. The cost for the vehicles is $1,071,050. The purchase of two Zoll Cardiac Monitors and three Zoll Auto Pulse CPR Devices were also approved for $89,519.56.
In a related resolution, the HCFD was also awarded the purchase of two Pierce Stock Saber pumper trucks, purchased through the Fleet Services budget at a cost of $870,010. Funds for this equipment for each purchase is a part of the capital purchase project approved at the board’s Aug. 1 meeting.
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Posted: Sep 20, 2017

Working with the Community on Your Next Fire Station

Involving your local residents during new station design and construction process can be critical to the success of the project and maintaining positive relations with the community you serve. Take a look at this video to see how one Pennsylvania fire department approached publicizing its station project along with explaining the rationale for it and asking area residents for help.

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Posted: Sep 20, 2017

Fire Truck Photo of the Day-Pierce Pumper-Tanker

It features a Husky 12 foam system, Waterous 2,000-gpm pump, 2,000 gallon tank, and 6-kW Harrison hydraulic generator. 

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Posted: Sep 19, 2017

Lower Currituck (NC) Donates Fire Apparatus to School Program

When it comes to donating school supplies, firefighters in Currituck go big. The Lower Currituck Volunteer Fire Department donated a fire truck to Currituck County High School's public safety program on Saturday. It made the donation during its "Hawgs and Dogs" fundraiser held at the Outer Banks Harley-Davidson dealership in Harbinger.
That donation puts Currituck's program well ahead of the curve, public safety instructor Wayne Turner said Saturday before accepting the truck from Lower Currituck Fire Chief Vernon Hart. Few high school public safety programs in the area have vehicles to practice with, he said, describing the fire engine as a major asset for the high school's two-year-old public safety program.
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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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