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The DuBois Volunteer Fire Department recently loaned North Point Fire Co. of the Sandy Township Volunteer Fire Department an engine for use while theirs was being repaired, reports The Courier Express. North Point, which serves all of Treasure Lake and Sabula, in addition to assisting with fires in the township or mutual aid requests in...
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The Anna Fire and Rescue Department is offering to send a fire truck — with its lights on — to help local residents celebrate their birthdays during the Shelter at Home order, reports WSIU NPR. Public Information Officer Scott Bennett says the timing worked out because their new firefighters need to complete their driver training...
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Williams Lake City Council has authorized a nearly $1.2-million contract for the purchase of a ladder truck, reports mycariboonow.com. Fire Chief Erick Peterson has eliminated three capital projects from 2021 to create a surplus of $70,000. Additionally, he said staff will pursue additional savings by auctioning/trading in the existing ladder truck, current year fleet reserve/surplus,...
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The Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston is getting a new hazmat apparatus ready for action, reports DVIDS. The 30-foot apparatus has carrying capacity, four air tanks for refilling bottles used for breathing air, a 15-foot light mast that can provide 6,000 watts of light, and a generator that can put out 25,000 watts of...