The crew of Truck 464 from Fort Belvoir Fire and Emergency Services set free an osprey that had been entangled in fishing line in its nest near the base's indoor archery range. (Image taken by Sydney J. Kane on 07 Apr 2013 w ith Canon EOS 5D Mark II at ISO 200, f7.1, 1/500 sec and 85mm)
July 13, 2012"If Prometheus was worthy of the wrath of heaven for kindling the first fire upon earth, how ought all the gods honor the men who make it their professional business to put it out?" ~John Godfrey Saxe This is an amazing and beautiful 1926 American La France fire truck fully restored, and owned by the city of Waxahachie, Texas since it was new. It is amazing and beautiful, and a real tribute to the men and women who fight fires for a living, we all owe them a great debt of gratitude.The local Firefighters brought this to the recent Cars in the Park car show and were offering children's photos in the seat for $5. The entire amount collected was donated to our charity recipient of the car show, the charity for this show was Campfire Creek Therapeutic Riding of Waxahachie. Campfire Creek provides therapy for adults and children with disabilities and it has achieved some truly stunning results. Our car club does a number of car shows each y
Description Gainesville City Fire Truck (Parked) Location: Gainesville, FL, USA Date: May 7, 2005 Specifications Tower 1, a American LaFrance Rear-Mount Tower vLadder apparatus on a Eagle (custom) Chassi belonging to the Gainesville, Florida Fire Department. The tower ladder also carries water and can serve as an engine (a so-called 'quint'). Date 7 May 2005 (2005-05-07, according to EXIF data) Source Photo taken with Canon Powershot A95 Author Author: User:DouglasGreen
Crash 02 , a photo by Mark Turnauckas on Flickr. Via Flickr: No idea what happened. Well, I have some idea what happened. Someone drove their vehicle off-road and into some parked vehicles, a utility pole and a tree. Why they did that I can only speculate. Per Bath Police via Twitter: 'West Market St in the City of Fairlawn is COMPLETELY CLOSED between Ghent Rd and Morewood Rd. East bound and West bound lanes are closed.'
2 CES firefighters conduct joint training exercise , a photo by afglobalstrike on Flickr. Via Flickr: Firefighters from the Shreveport Fire Department extinguish an aircraft fire during a joint training exercise on Barksdale Air Force Base, La., March 15. Barksdale’s Fire Department invited Shreveport fire fighters to use their facility and complete their annual aircraft training. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Sean Martin)
Fire Station , a photo by Simon Harriyott on Flickr. Built in 1819 to house a manually-operated, horse-drawn fire engine. This building served as the town's fire station till 1939 and was until 1926 staffed by a volunteer fire brigade.
Firefighters train during an exercise at Francis S. Gabreski Air National Guard Base, N.Y., April 2, 2013. U.S. Airmen assigned to the 106th Rescue Wing and civilian firefighters participated in the exercise. (DoD photo by Senior Airman Christopher Muncy, U.S. Air Force/Released)
509th firefighters bring the heat , a photo by afglobalstrike on Flickr. Via Flickr: WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. - Firefighters with the 509th Civil Engineer Squadron drive into position to fight a simulated aircraft fire during an aircraft live-burn exercise, Sept. 2. Several enlisted and civilian firefighters participated in the simulated aircraft fire to keep their qualifications and skills up-to-date. The exercise is conducted once a year, and firefighters are put into several different scenarios where they are forced to react quickly and accurately. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Kenny Holston)
Center Fire 04-2-13 , a photo by USFWS/Southeast on Flickr. Via Flickr: Additional NASA facilities that were protected during the second day of the Center fire were a radar site, a launch tracking camera and the laser range. Photo taken during the second day(4/2/13) of the Center Fire located on Merritt Island NWR just south of KSC headquarters and just north of Kars Park. Photo: Michael Good - USFWS