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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: Jul 19, 2019

Fire Truck Photo of the Day-Technical Rescue Response

Technical Response Unit 54 is in service with Orange County (FL) Fire Rescue and is dedicated to technical resucue responses. The trailer is pulled by a 2007 International tractor and provides 19 compartments and four roof coffin compartments.

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Posted: Jul 18, 2019

New Fire Station Opens Near Rimini (MT)

 
 
Opening a new station meant convincing trustees not only of the need but also the ability to staff it with volunteers. Nationally and statewide, many volunteer fire departments struggle to find volunteers and have seen their volunteer workforce age. If a wildfire does break out, those at the Rimini station can hit the fire with an initial attack while the main Baxendale station and others can respond with mutual aid.
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Posted: Jul 18, 2019

Historic Fire Lookout Yellowstone National Park Station Destroyed

 
 
The inferno was reportedly spotted from the Mount Washburn Fire Lookout, where staffers attempted to survey the damage to Mount Holmes by helicopter, but were not immediately successful, according to KBZK news in Montana.  

An afternoon lightning strike is to blame for the blaze that brought down the 10,000-foot lookout tower, which was built in 1931 and renovated in 1998.  

“The building was eligible for inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places, both for its significance in early park resource protection efforts, and as an outstanding example of the rustic architectural style that typified early park architecture,” Yellowstone National Park Deputy Superintendent Pat Kenney in a statement. “We are disappointed that this historic structure, as a window into the past, is gone.”

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Posted: Jul 18, 2019

Pamlico County (NC) Gets Free Fire Apparatus

 
 

In a Facebook post on Thursday, the agency said the truck, which the county received at no cost through state government partners, will be “demobilized from the military” and get a new paint job.  

The LMTV will then be given to the Southeast Pamlico Fire Department, which will use it as a dual-purpose brush truck and high water vehicle.

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9 Sep 2019 2019 FIRE MECHANICS FALL CONFERENCE 9/9/2019 - 9/13/2019
This year will feature classes to prepare you for F-1, F-2, F-3, F-4, F-5, F-6, F-7, F-8 as well as Jim Juneau "See You In Court", Stihl, Cummins Insight, Basic Commercial Tire Service and more!

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10 Sep 2019 2019 FIRE MECHANICS VENDOR SHOW 9/10/2019

September 10, 3pm-6pm
Wenatchee Convention Center 

Mark your calendar for this exciting vendor show at the Wenatchee Convention Center. 

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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

Justin Claibourn
Central Pierce Fire & Rescue 
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Director #1

Posted: Oct 21, 2015

Director #1

Loren Angiono 
City of Lynnwood
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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

Larry Elliott
Olympia Fire Department
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Director #4

Posted: Oct 21, 2015

Director #4

Doug Jones
City of Redmond
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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

TBD
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Immediate Past Chair

Posted: Oct 20, 2015

Immediate Past Chair

Brian Fortner
Graham Fire & Rescue

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