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The purpose of the Fire Mechanics Section is to promote standardization of fire apparatus and equipment preventative maintenance, improve safety standards and practices, promote workshops, conferences, and seminars related to the purposes of this Section, and to promote cost savings through standardization of building and equipment purchasing and maintenance.

RECENT FIRE MECHANIC NEWS

Posted: Aug 22, 2019

Osgood Volunteer Fire Department Receives $250,000 to Purchase Fire Apparatus

The Gilmore and Golda Reynolds Foundation has awarded $250,000 to the Osgood Volunteer Fire Department to buy a new fire truck, reports Eagle Country.

The Town of Osgood is adding in $10,000 a year to help pay off the remaining balance. The volunteer fire department will also continue fundraising until the truck is fully paid.

 

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Posted: Aug 22, 2019

Collins (MS) Fire Apparatus Designed to Put Out Petroleum Tank Fires

The Collins Fire Department is using a new custom-built fire truck to enhance protection of petroleum tank farms and terminals, reports WDAM 7.

CFD received its industrial municipal pumper a few weeks ago. It was built in Florida at a cost of $850,000.

It was paid for by a grant from the the Mississippi Development Authority. Firefighters have used it on several training exercises.

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Posted: Aug 22, 2019

Tiffin Fire Association (IA) Gets New Fire Apparatus

Tiffin Fire Association now has a ladder truck that can reach up to 101 feet, reports KCRG 9.

Fire Chief Brian Deetert said it’s taken a lot of training for the 22 members to get used to operating the 47.5-foot long engine.

The conversation about getting the ladder engine started three years ago when the Park Place Development was announced and firefighters picked it up last August.

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Posted: Aug 22, 2019

Middletown (OH) Fire Department Donating Fire Apparatus to Caribbean Island

The Middletown Fire Department is donating a truck to the Caribbean island of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, reports WLWT 5.

Currently the island nation uses a pickup truck with a small tank of water in the back.

The fire department is also including a fan, a self-contained breathing apparatus and multiple ground ladders.

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Fire Mechanics Section Board

Chair

Posted: Oct 21, 2015

Chair

Elliot Courage
North Whatcom Fire & Rescue
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Vice Chair

Posted: Oct 21, 2015

Vice Chair

Mike Smith 
Pierce County Fire District #5
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Secretary

Posted: Oct 21, 2015

Secretary

Greg Bach
South Snohomish County Fire & Rescue
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Director #1

Posted: Oct 21, 2015

Director #1

Doug Jones
South Kitsap Fire & Rescue
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Director #2

Posted: Oct 21, 2015

Director #2

Paul Spencer 
Fire Fleet Maintenance LLC
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Director #3

Posted: Oct 21, 2015

Director #3

Jim Morris
Mountain View Fire Department
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Director #4

Posted: Oct 21, 2015

Director #4

Arnie Kuchta

Clark County Fire District 6

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Director #6

Posted: Oct 21, 2015

Director #6

Brett Annear
Kitsap County Fire District 18
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Director #5

Posted: Oct 21, 2015

Director #5

Jay Jacks
Camano Island Fire & Rescue
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Legislative Representative

Posted: Oct 21, 2015

Legislative Representative

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Immediate Past Chair

Posted: Oct 20, 2015

Immediate Past Chair

Brian Fortner
Graham Fire & Rescue

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2019 VINTAGE FIRE ENGINE & CAR SHOW