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Showing posts from November, 2013

Marina Bay Fire Station Singapore

The Singapore Civil Defence Force’s (SCDF) 18th fire station - Marina Bay Fire Station (MBFS) began operations on Saturday, 17 November 2012 at 8.00am. Located along 70 Marina View, MBFS is strategically placed within the Central Business District (CBD). Emergency response within the CBD area was formerly covered by Central Fire Station, located along Hill Street. MBFS will began its operations with a fleet of 7 emergency vehicles, comprising 2 fire engines, 2 Light Fire Attack Vehicles , 2 fire bikes and 1 ambulance.

China Lake Fire Engine 212

Fire and Emergency Services are provided by the China Lake Federal Fire Department (CLFD) who fall under and are governed by Navy Region Southwest Federal Fire and Emergency Services. The CLFD's mission is to prevent loss of life, injury to personnel, and damage to Government property resulting from fires and other emergencies. All CLFD personnel are trained to meet Department of Defense fire and emergency training certifications. They also maintain appropriate medical certifications commensurate to services provided. Services Aboard China Lake, CLFD provides the following services: Fire Fighting Emergency Medical Services Aircraft Crash and Rescue Weapons Testing Fire Support Hazardous Materials Response Wildland Fire Fighting Fire Prevention and Education CLFD also provides mutual aid fire fighting services to Kern County Fire Department (KCFD) and the State of California when needed, as well as Federal Aviation Administration airport certification training for K

Nest's Blue Fire Engine

I had to look this one up because I did not know who nest was.  Nest is making some high-tech smoke and carbon monoxide detectors that talk to your smartphone.  They are available for preorder on Amazon right now and expected to ship soon. A photo by danpeerflix

A fire department demonstration on the south-west end of Schlossplatz(Palace Square).

Stuttgart, Germany A photo by  Ben Garrett

HX58DDL Hampshire Fire & Rescue Service

seen 29/10/13 passing Portsmouth & Southsea station A photo by  eastleighbusman

Aberdeen Proving Ground Fire Department, Brave Enough To Wear Pink

DES Photo , a photo by Aberdeen Proving Ground on Flickr. Directorate of Emergency Services firefighter and dispatchers wore pink t-shirts in October to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month. DES leaders allow the wear of “morale shirts” as long as they are worn as a group during agreed-upon functions. “Just about everyone is touched by cancer of one kind or another,” said Mike Slayman, assistant chief of EMS. “So everyone who wants to can buy a shirt and wear it during those times designated as a show of support or solidarity.” The back of the t-shirts read: “Aberdeen Proving Ground Fire Department, Brave enough to wear pink.”

Navy Region Mid-Atlantic (NRMA) Fire and Emergency Services

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (Oct. 31, 2013) Firefighters with Navy Region Mid-Atlantic (NRMA) Fire and Emergency Services extinguish a fire on an aircraft fire trainer during a mass casualty drill at Naval Air Station (NAS) Oceana. First responders from NRMA, the Virginia Beach Fire Department and NAS Oceana joined together for the drill. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Edward Guttierrez III/Released) 131031-N-KE519-040