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Posted: Mar 20, 2019

Senator Cantwell visits Spokane Fire Department to discuss wildfire management technology

Senator Maria Cantwell visited the Spokane Fire Department Training Center Wednesday morning to talk about the Wildfire Management Technology Advancement Act. The Act was signed into law by the President last week. The law includes provisions to analyze trends to prevent firefighter injuries, improve predictions of areas likely to experience large wildfires, and assign smoke forecasters to all large wildfires to ensure the health and safety of people in impacted areas.
- PUB DATE: 3/20/2019 3:52:15 PM - SOURCE: KXLY-TV ABC 4
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Posted: Mar 20, 2019

Jefferson County (TN) has New Life-Saving Equipment

The Hurst tools, which include various heavy-duty cutters and rams, are battery-operated and weigh in at about half the heft of the Squad's older generator-powered tools - yet have even greater power, said Squad Chief J.
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Posted: Mar 20, 2019

Alexandria (VA) Fire Station Replacement Project

The new fire station will be a 15,000 square feet, two-story structure with two and a half operational bays to house an engine, a medic, administrative units, and all required personnel; as well as having the capacity for special service units.   

Construction is set to begin in Spring 2019 and is phased as follows:

  • Temporary Fire Station Construction and Occupancy – Spring 2019
  • Current Fire Station 203 Demolition – Summer 2019
  • Construction of new Fire Station 203 and Occupancy – Late Spring 2020
  • Temporary Fire Station Demolition – Summer 2020
  • Final Site Work/Parking – Late Summer 2020
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Posted: Mar 20, 2019

Monument at West Warwick (RI) Fire Station Vandalized


After some investigating, the West Warwick Police Department determined the damage had been caused by a vehicle.

Investigators found pieces of the vehicle as well as silver transfer paint at the scene.

It was determined that a silver Nissan Murano was involved.  

West Warwick firefighters found their memorial next to the station on Cowesett Avenue in rough shape Saturday morning.

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Posted: Mar 20, 2019

Canal Fulton (OH) New Fire Apparatus in Service

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