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Posted: Apr 19, 2018

South Side (MO) EMS Station Opens

The Director of Buchanan County EMS, Patrick Wallace, said, first responders had a temporary facility a little further South but this space is more suited to their needs.  

"When the county purchased this building, we started having conversations about whether we could use some of the space," Wallace said. 

The County opened a 10,000 square-foot EMS headquarters on Frederick Boulevard last year. The second station is on 10th Street. Wallace said because his team has to provide emergency services to the entire county, it was important to set up a third base.

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Posted: Apr 19, 2018

Twin Falls (ID) Fire Department Closer to Fire Station Addition and Remodel

Les Kenworthy, the Twin Falls Fire Chief. said the fire department needs to accommodate newer responsibilities like canyon rescues, hazmat situations and expanded EMT calls.  

Part of the wish list for the fire department are facilities to help clean and deal with equipment used in Hazmat situations. Overall Kenworthy said they needed to address growing health concerns for firefighters.

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Posted: Apr 19, 2018

Central Valley (MT) Goes to Public for New Fire Station at Airport

There are more serious structural concerns inside the building. The foam insulation in the garage is not enough to hold moisture from the rusting roof out; insect infestations plague the building and sleeping quarters are in an area of the building with the roof held up by beams that are buckling.  

A report provided to the Belgrade City Council says the last remodel in 2013 “showed loss of roof assembly integrity.”

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Posted: Apr 19, 2018

Hattiesburg Fire Department Takes Possession of $444K Fire Apparatus

The pumper comes equipped with a Cummins ISL 450-horsepower engine, Allison 3000EVS transmission and an aluminum cab tested to 66,000 pounds. On the pump and plumbing side, the truck features a 1,000-gallon UPF poly water tank, a Hale QMAX 1,500-gallon-per-minute midship pump and an FRC Pump Boss pressure governor.  

The new pumper – known as Engine Four – will replace a current truck that will now be used as a reserve truck. The addition of Engine Four brings the total number of trucks in the fire department’s fleet to 12.

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Posted: Apr 19, 2018

Vehicle Collides with Buffalo (NY) Fire Apparatus

The collision occurred around 6 a.m. at the corner of East Ferry Street and Michigan Avenue.   

According to Buffalo Police, the driver of the other vehicle failed to yield to the truck's sirens and lights and drove straight into the truck. The driver did not have a driver's license and denied medical treatment after being extricated from the vehicle. 

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