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Crawford Township VFD SSU-4

  The Crawford Township Volunteer Fire Department is a 100% Volunteer Fire Department located in Northeast North Carolina in Currituck County with an ISO 5 rating with method 3. Their fire district is a primarily rural area which sits along Route 168 which is the primary roadway for motorists traveling from Virginia and points north to the Outer Banks of North Carolina. They operate a primary station and two sub-stations within our 85 square mile first due response area. Crawford TWP VFD will be holding their annual sportsman raffle on October 23, 2021.  For more information check out their website: This photo is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License .

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)