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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

Woman injured in 2-alarm fire at vacant Capitol Hill building in Seattle

A woman was injured in a two-alarm fire at a vacant building Wednesday morning on Capitol Hill, emergency officials said. Firefighters responded to the scene, at East Olive Way and East Denny Way, at about 8:30 a.m. after receiving reports of smoke spewing from the building. A second alarm was later sounded.
- PUB DATE: 9/20/2017 12:50:32 PM - SOURCE: KOMO-TV ABC 4 and Radio 1000
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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

Clallam County Fire District 3 commissioners deny grant over concerns for future finances

Despite the possibility to add six full-time firefighters to the workforce, Clallam County Fire District 3 fire commissioners opted not to accept a three-year federal grant due to concerns over future finances once the grant ends. Fire commissioners James Barnfather and Michael Gawley, with Steve Chinn absent, voted at the fire district’s regular meeting on Sept.
- PUB DATE: 9/20/2017 2:07:33 AM - SOURCE: Sequim Gazette
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Posted: Sep 20, 2017

Tragic lesson inspired new Nevada fire chief

Shawn White was working as a 28-year-old paramedic when he was called to the home of a young family. As he rushed past the balloons, presents and baby shower decorations he found himself by a backyard pool where all eyes were on an unconscious 2-year-old boy. “The father grabbed me by both arms, looked me in the eyes and said, ‘Save my son,’ ” White said with tears in his eyes.
- PUB DATE: 9/20/2017 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Las Vegas Review-Journal
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