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Augusta (ME) Firefighter Tests Positive for COVID-19

A firefighter and paramedic at the Augusta Fire Department has tested positive for COVID-19, reports WABI 5. The North Augusta Fire Station was immediately closed...

Anonymous Donor Leaves Masks at High Point (NC) Fire Station

An anonymous donor who left eight boxes of top-grade masks on the fire department's truck, reports The High Point Enterprise. The box contained 160 of...

Augusta (GA) Fire Station to Offer COVID-19 Testing

The Augusta Fire/EMA Department has partnered with the Georgia Department of Public Health and Christ Community Health to offer free coronavirus, reports The Augusta...

Vanderhoof (Canada) Fire Chief Confident About District’s Resources

Fire Chief Ian Leslie said the fire department is well prepared to handle COVID-19, reports BC Local News. The wildfire response truck (Bush 11) and...

West Valley (WA) Fire Unveils New Decontamination Machine

Last year West Valley Fire made plans to purchase a new Aeroclave decontamination machine to clean their fire trucks and equipment from any deadly...

India Association of Minnesota Donates Masks at Fire Station

The India Association of Minnesota has donated hundreds of cloth masks, 50 face shields, and more than 1,000 disposable masks to many...

Charleston (SC) Departments Take Precautions to Limit COVID-19 Exposure

Thousands of first responders across the country have been exposed to the coronavirus, reports WCSC Live 5. Six firefighters with Midway Fire Rescue were quarantined...

Cleveland (OH) First Responder Vehicles Sterilized

The vehicle interiors of Cleveland’s first responders received a coronavirus sterilization, reports cleveland.com. The interiors were cleaned using a SteraMist Environment System sprayer that atomizes...

Swanzey (NH) Buys EMS to Assist COVID-19 Response

The Swanzey Fire Department has put an ambulance into service, reports SentinelSource.com. Town officials decided to purchase the vehicle as a backup to transport patients...

Exeter and Dover (NH) Use Spray Guns on EMS Fire Apparatus

Dover and Exeter fire departments are using a sanitizing instrument, known as an electrostatic sprayer, reports SeaCoastOnline.com. Exeter Assistant Fire Chief Justin Pizon said the...

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