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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: Apr 23, 2019

Iowa County (WI) Ambulance Crash Injures Three

 
 
She was injured in the crash and was taken to Upland Hills Health before being transferred to a Madison hospital. The patient in the ambulance was April Johnson, 38, Platteville. She was taken to the Madison hospital by Barneveld EMS.
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Posted: Apr 23, 2019

Indian River County (FL) Fire Station to Be Torn Down

Four sealed bids were received for the sale of the old fire station, ranging from $35,000 to $101,000. But during their review of the bids, the county’s public works department identified portions of the parcel that needed to be retained by the county, significantly reducing the size of the parcel to be sold. Station 7 was one of four stations that tested positive for mold toxins and poor air quality in 2015. Firefighters complained for years about respiratory illnesses relating to the mold, and despite remediation, the building was closed in 2016.

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Posted: Apr 23, 2019

Crowdfunding Campaign for Solar Panels on Ann Arbor (MI) Fire Station

 
 

So far, the campaign has netted 33 donations amounting to $1,650, with 29 days left to go. Project costs will be reduced with the help of volunteer labor, said Missy Stults, the city’s sustainability director.  

Ann Arbor has a goal of powering 100% of the city’s municipal government operations with clean and renewable energy sources such as wind and solar by 2035 or sooner.

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Posted: Apr 23, 2019

Palmetto Bay (FL) Receives New Fire Apparatus

 
 

“I am pleased that our mayor and the Board of County Commissioners have recognized the need for this new service and approved the necessary budget to make this a reality,” Chief Downey said. “In order to continue to provide the highest level of life-saving care to this community, we must keep pace with growth and this new service is an example of just that.”

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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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