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Waynesboro, VA Pierce Ascendant Ladder Truck

  I headed out to the George Washington National Forest for some off road 4X4 fun and was able to snap some photos of the City of Waynesboro, VA Department responding to an alarm activation at a local hotel.  The department had just taken delivery of the truck early this year.   Here are the Specs below: CHASSIS Velocity®  BODY Ascendant® 100’ Heavy-Duty Aerial Tower  ACTUAL OVERALL HEIGHT 10' 10"  ENGINE Cummins X12 HORSEPOWER 500 hp  FRONT SUSPENSION TAK-4® Independent Front Suspension  REAR SUSPENSION TAK-4® Independent Rear Suspension  ELECTRICAL SYSTEM Command Zone™  PUMP Waterous Midship PUMP GPM 2000 gpm  TANK Foam Water TANK SIZE 300 gallons  GENERATOR KW 8 kW

Firefighter Training at Louis F. Garland Fire Academy at Goodfellow Air Force Base

U.S. Air Force Airman Kristina Schneider, right, 312th Training Squadron student, approaches an exterior aircraft fire with a water hose outside the Louis F. Garland Department of Defense Fire Academy at Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 16, 2019. Though Schneider has graduated three fire academies throughout her civilian firefighting career, she expands her knowledge with aircraft fire suppression during her technical school training at Goodfellow. ( U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ethan Sherwood)


Chesapeake, VA FD Engine Fighting Cancer

The debut event for the truck was the Chesapeake Relay for Life event on May 6, 2011. The truck will be used at other cancer awareness events and to support victims and family members of those affected by cancer. This fire engine is a reserve unit and is still fully functional.

National Fire Dog Monument

The family and I had a chance to stop at the DCFD station near Chinatown and took a picture of the National Fire Dog Monument, titled Ashes to Answers, sculpted by Austin Weishel.  The station was busy due to the addition of the crews from Engine 16 and Ambulance 16 as their station undergoing renovations.

Hampshire Fire And Rescue

  By: Tim Sheerman-Chase - CC BY 2.0