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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: Jan 31, 2017

Creeper Drags Sponsored by Whatcom Electric & Battery

The Washington Fire Mechanics are proud to announce that Whatcom Electric & Battery has become the sole sponsor of the popular creeper drag event held at the WFM annual conference. We are very excited that Whatcom Electric & Battery has elected to be the first exclusive multi year sponsor of this event. It will be unveiled next fall as the Whatcom Electric & Battery Creeper Drags. The event will be held at our new conference location for 2017 The Wenatchee Conference Center
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Posted: Jun 28, 2017

Budget Cuts Force Some Oklahoma City Fire Apparatus Stay Out of Service

The Oklahoma City Fire Department doesn't have the money to pay firefighters to run all of its trucks. That means some are out of service.
Over the last two years, Batt. Chief Benny Fulkerson said, the City of Oklahoma City asked the department to make cuts three times.

"With three budget cuts, decisions are not easy and we are making decisions now that do have an impact to some degree," Fulkerson said.

Starting July 1, Engine 51 will be taken out of service. That truck serves the downtown area. It's one of two trucks that can respond to several calls.

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9/12/2017 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

2017 Fire Mechanics - VENDOR SHOW

September 12, 3pm-6pm

Wenatchee Convention Center

RESERVE SPACE/LEARN MORE

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Posted: Jun 28, 2017

Four Hurt In Los Angeles Fire Department Ambulance Crash

A collision involving a Los Angeles Fire Department ambulance and another vehicle in Pacoima Wednesday left four people injured, including a patient and two paramedics, authorities said. The crash occurred about 11 a.m. in the 12700 block of West Osborne Street, said Amy Bastman of the LAFD.
Two LAFD paramedics in the ambulance, along with the patient who was being transported, were taken for hospital treatment in fair condition, Bastman said. The male motorist who was the lone occupant of the other vehicle was taken to a hospital in serious condition, she said.
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FIRE MECHANIC SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

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Application deadline is August 1st, 2016!

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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