Richmond Fire Dept 24mm 2 , a photo by tvnewsbadge on Flickr. Richmond's Department of Fire and Emergency Services won the 1999 Fire Service Excellence Award and the 1998 Public Service Excellence Award from the Public Employees Roundtable for its Total Quint Concept, which dramatically increased performance while reducing costs. The Quint Concept integrates state-of-the-art firefighting equipment with extensive personnel training, creative resource deployment, and fiscal management. The Department of Fire & Emergency Services also garnered a Life Safety Improvement Award from the International Association of Fire Chiefs. The Richmond Department of Fire and Emergency Services is the only fire department in the United States that operates under the Total Quint Concept. What is a Quint? A Quint is a state-of-the-art firefighting apparatus that has the ability to: Deploy a 75 to 105 Foot Aerial Ladder Pump water Carry hoses Carry a booster tank Carry ground ladders The
Mine's bigger than yours! (Ladder Truck that is...) , a photo by jitze on Flickr. Via Flickr: At a fire station just down the road from Google, Linkedin, and a bevy of other recent upstart companies, they had this rig parked in the forcourt. It takes two people to steer it, the driver in the cab up front, and a wheelman on top bringing up the rear. It is the biggest ladder in these parts.
NY National Guard Firefighters training , a photo by The National Guard on Flickr. Via Flickr: Firefighters with the New York Air National Guard's 106th Rescue Wing train to remove victims from a burning aircraft at Francis S. Gabreski Air National Guard Base on August 15, 2012. (USAF / Senior Airman Christopher S Muncy / released)
2012 State Farm Arson Dog Fall class , a photo by State Farm on Flickr. Via Flickr: From left to right: Detective John Peters and K-9 Daisy with the Westchester County Police Department in NY; Deputy Marion Sims and K-9 Huey with the Forrest County Sheriff's Department in MS; Operations Chief Anita Shultz and K-9 Daz with the Southwest Central Fire Territory in IN; Firefighter Mike Manzo and K-9 Holly with the CIty of Longmont Fire Department in CO; and Arson Investigator Kenny Arnold and K-9 Dollar with the Illinois State Fire Marshal's Office in Illinois.
Hillsboro Fire Department Truck , a photo by born1945 on Flickr. Via Flickr: The business end of one of the oldest firetrucks in the fleet. This is a 20 year old Spartan still on duty in the Hillsboro Oregon Fire Department. It was on display at "The Streets" (formerly known as The Street of Tanasbourne).
Barry_Point_Fire_01 , a photo by BLMOregon on Flickr. Via Flickr: The Barry Point Fire, sparked by lightning, is located 22 miles southwest of Lakeview, Oregon, on the Fremont-Winema National Forest and private lands. For up-to-date info, notices, and maps: www.inciweb.org/incident/3105/ www.facebook.com/barrypointorfire www.barrypointorfire.wordpress.com www.twitter.com/barrypointfire
Ladder Company 38, Bronx, New York (Joe Spor) , a photo by Tony Fischer Photography on Flickr. Via Flickr: On 9/11 The Fire Department of New York lost 340 uniformed firefighters, two retired members, the chaplain, and two paramedics. One member of the New York City Fire Patrol was killed. There were 75 firehouses in which at least one member was killed. Joseph Spor Jr. was one of the victims. Joe was assigned to Engine Co. 88 on October 23, 1995. On April 5, 1997 he transferred to Ladder Co. 38. Joe's thoughts then went to joining Rescue 3, where he was detailed on Sept 11, 2001. This fire truck has his name and a memorial to 9/11 painted on the door. This photo was taken near Arthur Avenue in the Bronx, New York.
Fire , a photo by The U.S. Army on Flickr. Via Flickr: Firefighters Albert Culanding and Todd Pridgen are engulfed in smoke as they battle a blaze in a construction dumpster on Fort Pickett, Va., Feb. 15, 2009. They serve with the Fort Pickett Fire Department and as National Guardsmen Military Firefighters. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Tracy Hohmanl/Released) www.army.mil
Patriotic Picture of a Working Search & Rescue Dog taking a nap, Fire Department New York FDNY, World Trade Center, Twin Towers , a photo by Beverly & Pack on Flickr. Via Flickr: 010915-N-3995K-014.New York, N.Y. (Sept. 15, 2001) -- A tired search dog finds time to rest as rescue efforts at the World Trade Center in New York City continue just a few feet away. U.S. Navy photo by Journalist 1st Class Preston Keres. (RELEASED) . The Scoop, Dogs In The News article: The World Trade Center's Heroic Rescue Dogs
This fire station stands on Peace Boulevard, built under the project Hiroshima 2045: City of Peace & Creativity, which employs established architects to build public facilities. Anyone is welcome to enter; in fact, inviting visitors inside is one of the purposes of this building. The office and seminar room are both equipped with full-height glazing, aiming for an OPEN fire station. Description Hirosima Nishi Fire Station, Hiroshima, Japan. Date 14 January 2007 Source photo taken by Taisyo Author Taisyo Permission (Reusing this file) GFDL, cc-by-sa-2.1-jp
Lowndes County Fire Rescue , a photo by faul on Flickr. Via Flickr: Fire on U.S. 122, Lowndes County, Georgia, 7 August 2012 Pictures by John S. Quarterman for Lowndes Area Knowledge Exchange (LAKE), Valdosta, Lowndes County, Georgia, 7 August 2012. lake.typepad.com/on-the-lake-front/2012/08/fire-on-us-122...
120806-N-TO330-242 , a photo by Commander, U.S. 7th Fleet on Flickr. Via Flickr: AYASE, Japan (Aug. 6, 2012) – Hiroyuki Watanabe, a driver and operator for the Commander, Naval Region Japan Fire Department, secures the oxygen mask of his Fire Fighter Ensemble as part of training held at the installation’s fire department. The department was recently named the winner of the Department of Defense (DoD) Medium Fire Department of the Year. The annual award recognizes the DoD’s most outstanding Medium category fire department for achieving the highest degree of excellence in mission support and fire protection management. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Vivian Blakely)
Smokey Spur Fire (2) , a photo by Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources on Flickr. Via Flickr: Fully engulfed running crown fire moving through red pine forest. Smokey Spur Fire in Portage County, August, 2012
New Aircraft Fire Trainer Demonstration , a photo by wyoguard on Flickr. Via Flickr: Wyoming Air National Guard and F.E. Warren Air Force Base firefighters demonstrate the new Mobile Aircraft Fire Trainer (MAFT). The MAFT allows firefighters to train locally on how to safely extinguish aircraft fires. Photo by Lt. Col. Samuel House.
Osan airmen provide crisis response [Image 2 of 2] , a photo by DVIDSHUB on Flickr. Via Flickr: A firefighter from the 51st Civil Engineer Squadron extinguishes a fire started from a simulated plane crash at Osan Air Base, Republic for Korea, during operational readiness exercise Beverly Midnight 12-03, July 23, 2012. Throughout the week, Osan Mustangs demonstrate the ability to operate in a chemical environment as well as administer self-aid and buddy-care during a wartime environment. Airmen also highlight their ability to position, employ and sustain forces and showcase operational readiness 51st Fighter Wing Public Affairs Photo by Staff Sgt. Craig Cisek Date Taken:07.23.2012 Location:OSAN AIR BASE, KR Read more: www.dvidshub.net/image/630189/osan-airmen-provide-crisis-...
Fort Meade named Army Top Small Fire Department , a photo by Fort Meade on Flickr. Via Flickr: Members of the Fort Meade Department of Fire and Emergency Services stand outside the firehouse. The 43-member department was recently named the Department of the Army's Small Fire Department of the Year for 2011 after winning the Installation Management Command competition on May 23. (Photo courtesy of Fort Meade Fire Department)