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Posted: Jul 18, 2019

Clark County Fire District 6 honors heroes from river rescue

A life was saved on the Washougal River on May 4, 2019. That sentence says it all, but says very little, too. A life was indeed saved that day, a rescue that involved many first responders from many departments. On Tuesday night, Clark County Fire District 6 specifically honored four individuals, while noting that others could be honored in the future by other agencies.
- PUB DATE: 7/18/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: ClarkCountyToday.com
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Posted: Jul 18, 2019

Fire Truck Photo of the Day-Pierce Tender

Black Earth (WI) Fire Department tanker. Enforcer™ cab and chassis; Detroit DD13 470-hp engine; Command Zone™ electrical system; Husky™ 3 foam system.

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Posted: Jul 18, 2019

Three-alarm fire burns two landmark businesses in downtown Bellingham

The Bellingham Fire Department battled a three-alarm fire throughout the night Wednesday, July 17, at Clark Feed and Seed on Railroad Avenue in downtown Bellingham. The fire also spread next door to Avalon Records. According to the initial report on the PulsePoint app, crews responded to a commercial fire at Clark Feed and Seed at 1326 Railroad Ave.
- PUB DATE: 7/17/2019 9:42:06 PM - SOURCE: The Bellingham Herald - Metered Site
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Posted: Jul 17, 2019

New Hadley (MI) Fire Apparatus

 
 

Nast said since his department tries to get 24-25 years out of each of its vehicles. “We don’t want to order what he need right now,” said the chief, and instead they try to think of what they’ll need 10-15 years from now.  

Nass believes they have it in the department’s new Spencer pumper truck built in South Haven in southwest Michigan.

In the new truck when the operator slides up the door to the pump control panel there aren’t a lot of gauges and nobs. Instead, there’s a small black computer screen.

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Posted: Jul 17, 2019

Retreat (TX) VFD Working Toward Going Digital

 
 

The new apparatus has a 3,000-gallon water tank, foam capability, front bumper monitor and surround scene lighting, all controlled from inside the cab. It will be a first-out for structure fires and vehicle accidents.  

“The tanker can transport five firefighters to the scene along with the tools needed for a fast attack on a structure fire or with rescue tools for a vehicle accident and if needed can be a big blocker for traffic,” Smith said.

Department personnel are in the process of being trained to become familiar with the various computerized options.

The purchase was made possible thanks to a $200,000 cost share grant through the Rural Volunteer Fire Department Assistance Program, administered by Texas A&M Forest Service.

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