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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: Mar 19, 2019

Steve Redick Fire Apparatus Photos

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Posted: Mar 19, 2019

Fire Truck Photo of the Day-

Florence Township Fire Department, Wakeman, OH, brush/rescue/fast attack unit. Ford F-350 4x4 single cab and chassis; 6.2L V8 385-hp engine; Darley Vanguard 2BE 23V 375-gpm pump.

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Posted: Mar 18, 2019

Reading (MI) Purchases Use Pumper Fire Apparatus

 
 

Fire Chief Bob Jepson approached the joint fire board — comprised of representatives from the city of Reading and Reading Township — in January with concerns about 1132′s ability to pass mandated testing and asked the board to consider purchasing a used truck. Jepson noted the department’s response volume and opined the department did not need a new truck.  

After reviewing finances, the board determined they would ultimately need an additional $50,000 split between the city and township. The remaining funds would come from the department’s savings. Jepson said he believed the 2000 KME Custom Pumper had around 15 years left of “effective use” left.

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Posted: Mar 18, 2019

Renovations Planned for Harleyville (SC) EMS and Fire Station

 
 

The renovation project will cost about $750,000. The council meeting will take place on Monday at 6 p.m. in Summerville. According to the Dorchester County spokesperson, the county currently operates an EMS station in Harleyville on Dotson Street.

The EMS station does not have a bay for the ambulance because it was previously a residential structure. County officials say the structure is also inadequate for housing crews due to the age of building and the residential configuration.

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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
TBD
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Immediate Past Chair

Posted: Oct 20, 2015

Immediate Past Chair

Brian Fortner
Graham Fire & Rescue

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