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Posted: Aug 26, 2019

Fire Truck Photo of the Day-Rosenbauer Quint

Banff Fire & Rescue, Alberta, Canada, 104-foot rear-mount aerial platform quint. Commander cab and chassis; Cummins ISX12 500-hp engine; Waterous S100C20 1,850-gpm pump.

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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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