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Posted: Jan 18, 2018

Historic fire truck finds new home with Marin History Museum

The truck was used by the now-defunct Tamalpais Forest Fire District, which oversaw about 257 square miles, including Mount Tamalpais, Muir Woods National Monument and more. The truck is believed to be either the first or second truck purchased by the district in 1935. A San Anselmo metal shop built a body on the truck chassis that could hold a pump, a hose and a 200-gallon water tank.

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Posted: Jan 18, 2018

Brea (CA) Council To Decide On Buying $669,000 Fire Pumper

 The fire pumper would take about 11 months to be delivered and is expected to be in use for 15 years and then be available as a reserve unit for another five years.
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Posted: Jan 18, 2018

Alton FD's third ambulance is equipped, passed inspections and operating

Two firefighters demonstrated how the power stretcher smoothly exits the rear of the truck, then goes back inside with no physical stress on the men. A camera screen inside the truck cab not only shows the rear exterior of the truck, it also provides images of inside the “box” that transports the patient and paramedics.

The 2017 Dodge Ram 4500 demonstrator truck that Sebold bought new from Osage Ambulances of Linn, Missouri, arrived at the Don Twichell Memorial Fire Station #1 on Dec. 15.

There was plenty to do in the following weeks, from equipping the vehicle with radio equipment and medical supplies to getting the title transferred, registering the ambulance with the state, obtaining license plates and passing inspections by the Illinois Department of Transportation and Illinois Department of Public Health.

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Posted: Jan 18, 2018

HFD breaks ground on fire station #3

The station will house three personnel at a time and service the southwest and west area of Hanford, where response times are slower. The new station is all about improving response times to emergency calls and better serving the growing Hanford community.

The Hanford Fire Department has long aimed to reach the National Fire Prevention Association standard to reach 90 percent of its calls within five minutes, including prep and drive time.

All five Hanford City Council members attended the groundbreaking along with numerous Hanford firefighters and fire personnel from neighboring cities.

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Posted: Jan 18, 2018

Celebration of life ceremony for Grant County firefighter Dan Dishon set for Saturday

The public is invited to a celebration of life ceremony Saturday for Grant County firefighter Dan Dishon. The ceremony starts at 1 p.m. at the DeVries Activity Center at Big Bend Community College. Dishon, 39, died Jan. 8 from injuries sustained in an industrial accident at Moses Lake Industries Dec.
- PUB DATE: 1/18/2018 3:13:01 AM - SOURCE: iFiberOne
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