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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 3, 2019

Nashville (NC) Plans for Second Fire Station

The Nashville Town Council recently voted to authorize a formal plan for creating a second fire station, reports Rocky Mount Telegram.

Documents had been submitted which outline an estimated nearly $1 million fire station and stating that a property owner is willing to donate two acres of 125 acres of land for the station.

As a result, Lansing said, the town could still get the free two acres from Rose and by the time the connector route between South Eastpointe and Oak Level is complete, the second station is already in place to serve the east side.

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Posted: Sep 3, 2019

Tuscaloosa (AL) Debuts Airport Fire Apparatus

Tuscaloosa Fire and Rescue Service showed off a new $1.1 million Airport Rescue Fire Fighting Truck, reports Tuscaloosa News.

 

It replaces a 33-year-old piece of equipment with a truck that is state-of-the-art. One of the major upgrades on the new truck over the one it replaces is its capacity to carry water. The tank capacity for the new Emergency One manufactured truck is 3,200 gallons with an additional 445-gallon foam tank and 500 pounds of dry chemical, each of which can be dispersed trough the firefighting nozzles.

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Posted: Sep 3, 2019

Restored Dimmitt VFD (TX) Fire Apparatus Makes Parade Debut

Dimmitt firefighters spent a year restoring a fire truck that recently made its debut in a parade, reports 10 KFDA.

The truck was the volunteer department's fire truck and marked the county's first truck. Firefighters hope the restored truck will spark interest in the next generation of firefighters.

One of the most significant tasks was replacing the engine that had been sitting in the truck since the 1940′s.

 

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Posted: Sep 3, 2019

South Metro (CO) Fire Apparatus Involved in Accident

A South Metro Fire Rescue truck was involved in a crash Sunday while responding to another accident, reports 9 News.

There are not yet details on the accident with the fire truck but no one was injured.
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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

Greg Bach
South Snohomish County Fire & Rescue
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Director #1

Posted: Oct 21, 2015

Director #1

Doug Jones
South Kitsap Fire & Rescue
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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

Jim Morris
Mountain View Fire Department
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Director #4

Posted: Oct 21, 2015

Director #4

Arnie Kuchta

Clark County Fire District 6

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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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