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Polk County Fire Rescue At Kitchen Fire

Polk County Fire Rescue by the Numbers 600 Career Employees 600 Volunteers $65 Million Annual Budget 45 Stations 150+ Vehicles http://www.polkfire.net/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/polkfire/

Cal Fire DC-10 At The Power Fire

A DC-10 makes a drop on the Power Fire in California. The Power Fire in the Stanislaus National Forest near Beardsley Reservoir in California began on Aug. 5, 2013 is under investigation. The fire has consumed 881 acres and is 32% contained. U.S. Forest Service photo. photo by  USDAgov  on Flickr.

106th Rescue Wing Firefighters Training

LONG ISLAND, NY - Firefighters with the 106th Rescue Wing conduct training at the Suffolk County Fire Training Center on August 6th through the 8th, 2013. (USAF / Senior Airman Christopher S Muncy / released) photo by  New York National Guard  on Flickr.

Allegheny Fire Academy Truck 402

Allegheny Fire Academy Truck 402 is a Pierce Dash 75ft. Heavy Duty aluminum ladder with a Waterous 2000 GPM single stage pump and a Husky 12 Foam system. *Cummins ISM 500 hp engine *Allison 4000 series transmission More info is available at: www.alleghenycounty.us/emerserv/fireacad/equip.aspx Allegheny Fire Academy Truck 402 , a photo by  Avicennasis3000  on Flickr.

Blackhawk Helicopter Douglas Complex Fires Oregon

A Blackhawk helicopter from the Charlie Company, 7-158 Aviation, Oregon Army National Guard, takes off with a Bambi Bucket near Glendale, Ore., Aug. 2, in support of fire suppression efforts for the Douglas Complex fires. Five Oregon Army National Guard aircraft are assisting the Oregon Department of Forestry with fire suppression in southern Oregon including three HH-60M Blackhawk helicopters, one CH-47 Chinook helicopter, and one UH-72 Lakota. (Photo by Sgt. Amy Elker, 115th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

San Diego FD Ladder 29

The San Diego Fire-Rescue Department has four types of aerial truck apparatus: Service Aerial, Tractor-Trailer, Ladder Tower and Elevating Platform or Snorkle. Service Aerial and Tractor-Trailer consist of a straight three or four section ladder in lengths of 75 to 100 feet. A Ladder Tower consists of a heavy duty four-section telescoping ladder and a passenger-carrying platform. An elevating platform or snorkel is an apparatus that consists of a hydraulicly operated articulating boom with a passenger platform or basket. All truck companies carry an assortment of tools and equipment. Some of which may include 163 feet or more of ground ladders, rescue equipment, including the "Jaws of Life," generators, lights, smoke ejectors, salvage and overhaul equipment. Although trucks do not have water tanks, they can be adapted to provide water streams from 600-1500 gallons per minute with the assistance of an engine and a fire hydrant. The primary tasks of a truck company are sea

Gloucestershire Steam & Vintage Extravaganza

Gloucestershire Steam & Vintage Extravaganza 2013 Line up of Fire engines Gloucestershire Steam & Vintage Extravaganza , a photo by  barryskeates  on Flickr.

Cobra FireWatch helicopter pilot's view of the Aspen Fire

U.S. Forest Service AH-1 Cobra FireWatch helicopter pilot's view of the Aspen Fire. The Aspen Fire in the Sierra National Forest near Big Creek, CA began on Jul. 22, 2013 by lightning and has consumed approximately 16, 204 acres and is approximately 40% contained. U.S. Forest Service photo. 20130722-FS-UNK-0006 , a photo by  USDAgov  on Flickr.

Air tanker drops retardant on the Aspen Fire

Air tanker drops retardant on the Aspen Fire on Tuesday, Jul. 30, 2013. The Aspen Fire in the Sierra National Forest near Big Creek, CA began on Jul. 22, 2013 by lightning and has consumed approximately 16, 204 acres and is approximately 40% contained. U.S. Forest Service photo. 20130722-FS-UNK-0007 , a photo by  USDAgov  on Flickr.

The Mile Marker 28 Fire near Goldendale, WA

Fire crews work through the night at the Mile Marker 28 Fire on Jul. 7, 30, 2013. The Mile Marker 28 Fire near Goldendale, WA began on Jul. 24, 2013 is under investigation and has consumed approximately 20,337 acres. The fire is approximately 25% contained. U.S. Forest Service photo. 20130724-FS-UNK-0005 , a photo by  USDAgov  on Flickr.

Cumbria Fire Service's P283 DAO, on a call-out.

Cumbria Fire Service's Volvo FL614 Water Tender, 01-84, reg no. P283 DAO, on a call-out in Carlisle. Someone had set fire, to some rubbish in a refuse skip, in Durranhill Industrial Park. Cumbria Fire Service's P283 DAO, on a call-out. , a photo by  Raymondo166  on Flickr.