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Posted: Jun 19, 2018

Department Secures $500k Pumper Truck

A committee of five firemen began the process of getting a new truck three years ago by assembling a list of specifications and drawing a draft of the truck. They shopped around at different manufacturers, and Ferrara Fire Apparatus placed the cheapest bid and was awarded the work in November. The new truck — which can pump 1,750 gallons of water per minute and has a 750-gallon water tank — was paid for with funds from both the Town of Ferdinand and Ferdinand Township. The total cost of the new truck was $499,178.

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Posted: Jun 19, 2018

Perkiomen Company Orders New Pumper Tanker - The Post

It is expected to be completed and delivered during Summer 2019, and features a 1,500-gallons-per-minute pump. It will succeed the company’s 1998 HME pumper tanker, still in regular service.
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Posted: Jun 19, 2018

Deck fire on rooftop of Seattle high-rise

Firefighters gained control of a fire burning on the rooftop of a building in Seattle early Tuesday morning. It was a deck fire on the rooftop of an approximately 13-story building at the 400 block of Fairview Avenue North, according to the Seattle Fire Department. The battalion chief on scene tells Q13 that they don’t know the exact cause, but believes it was accidental.
- PUB DATE: 6/19/2018 6:39:12 AM - SOURCE: KCPQ-TV FOX 13
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Posted: Jun 19, 2018

Letter: Orcas Fire Chief praises coordinated effort results in excellent outcomes for six patients in 12 hours

Responding to multiple incidents on Friday, June 15 was a powerful example of what long hours of training, effective communication, balanced coordination of resources, and invaluable medical direction can produce. Orcas Fire, SJC Dispatch, Island Air Ambulance, Airlift Northwest, and the Navy displayed coordinated efforts resulting in excellent outcomes for six patients in one day.
- PUB DATE: 6/19/2018 12:42:20 AM - SOURCE: orcasissues news & views
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Posted: Jun 19, 2018

Virginia firefighter dies following training exercise

Firefighters in Amelia County are mourning the loss of one of their own after he died during a recent training exercise. Amelia County Volunteer Fire Department Company 1 Chief Justin Wargofcak said William Moore IV, 48, of Amelia County, suffered a medical emergency and went into cardiac arrest Thursday, June 14.
- PUB DATE: 6/19/2018 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WWBT-TV NBC 12 Richmond
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