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    FDNY in the 1920's

    This ( 5 min. video ) a alarm box was pulled in Brooklyn in the 1920's. The new state-of-art Brooklyn FireTelegraph system was just completed and the movie shows how a pulled fire alarm box was received and re-transmitted to the fire stations. The video also shows apparatus of the time period...
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    100 YEARS OF FIREFIGHTING:

    This was 'made' in 1966 of the LFB showing the "how it was 100 years ago".. Interior the control room of the London Fire Brigade (LFB) H.Q. at Lambeth. SV. The Queen Elizabeth II with London Fire Brigade Chief during celebration of the centenary of the LFB. LV. The Queen looking around. SV. Map...
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    MASSILLON, OH. POLICE RESCUE RESIDENTS:

    When they arrived at the residence in the 700 block of Commonwealth Avenue NE, they could see the back of the home was engulfed in flames, Wood said. One of the officers notified dispatch shortly after 8 p.m. Saturday, according to a police report. The officers went inside the home and led four...
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    WOMEN IN THE FIRE DEPT. - 1930

    PITTSBURGH, July 22, 1930: The next time there's a fire in Chalfont Borough, just outside of Pittsburgh, the big fire truck will roar out of the station house with Mary Fedoris driving the machine. Mary's mother, Mrs. Mary Fedoris, will be there too, to act as assistant to Mrs. Sara tone, the...
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    Classic fire-fighting action photos

    Cleveland, OH. The Cleveland Clinic 'disaster' on Mar. 15, 1929 'rescuing patients with ground ladders' (
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    Steamers

    Cleveland, OH. CFD Engine No. 2 at Public Square - in 1910 ( photo courtesy Case Western Reserve)
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    MFD & MPD WATER RESCUE:

    June 10,, 2019; Officer Aaron Franklin, of the Massillon Police Department, recalls the chaos of his shift Monday including a water rescue after five teens became trapped in a storm drain in Sippo Creek.
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    Fire Stations of Texas

    Arlington, TX New Station 17 (replacement for a 'temp'. one) built a few years ago during construction of the project Location: N. Collins in the (upscale) Viridian 2000 acre housing project at 875 Bird's Fort Trl.
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    Smeal Apparatus

    Arlington, TX - AFR New 2019 SMEAL 100' Platform (not a quint) "this is the first Platform for the AFR"...went into-service Feb. 14 at Sta. No. 8, will run with Eng. 8
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    EMS Program

    Plano, TX Fire Rescue Squads: This is nearly identical to the program that Arlington started in 2011, which is is 'working-out' very well. Arlington has added 6 more units last year. https://www.youtube.com/embed/QGuOK2R_UCQ
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    HYDRANT 'THAWING'

    THE FDNY "HYDRANT THAWING PROCESS" 8) Published on Feb 1, 2019 https://www.youtube.com/embed/-jnZ9maAhuM
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    "Imagine having to work on this"

    Jan. 31, 2019: The “DAY AFTER” VIDEO OF MASSIVE PAPER FACTORY FIRE" https://www.youtube.com/embed/HXxXJpfXQJo
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    "Imagine having to work on this"

    WED, JAN 30, 2019 Elmwood Park New Jersey" "A Massive Inferno Destroys Complex" https://www.youtube.com/embed/yLxSs1CXIEI
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    EMS Program

    Arlington TX. A short presentation of how the Arlington EMS service operates. It is presented by City Manager Trey Yelverton...( a wonderful person and leader ) who I volunteer for one day per week at City Hall. He visits every city department once per year to present how each operates to the...
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    PARIS FIRE BRIGADE:

    Published 1922: "looks like at least a 100 ft. wood aerial...'set-up with no outriggers', and then climbing it" ;D https://www.youtube.com/embed/hvJIpNM7psA
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    FD DONATIONS TO Guatemala:

    Nov. 28, 2018: In Guatemala, firefighters battling lava and ash after Volcán de Fuego erupted in June wore turnout gear two to three times older than the recommended lifespan. Many of the suits were hand-me-downs from fire departments across the United States. “They need just about...
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    FIRE PROTECTION FOR THE HOME:

    Nov. 14, 2018 "Man’s Heroic Actions Saved Neighbors’ Home From Woolsey Fire" "They have a pool and I have a pump 12ptwith 250 feet of hose, [color=yellow] so we had set it up and when the fire hit, we started hosing things down," he told KTLA . [SIZE=16px][size=12pt][color=yellow]After, the...
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    FIRE PROTECTION FOR THE HOME:

    Many homes in "wildfire areas" (anywhere), could be pre-protected and (many times the fire extinguished) using THIS 6"straight-bore nozzle, a 1/4" tip... attached to a 5/8" ID garden hose, and using ONLY 'city-water' pressure. It is clearly visible...it will emit well over 60' distance, and...
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    MACK Chassis:

    Thanks very MUCH for this info, and I will attempt to find it at our new library...
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    SVI Apparatus

    Fort Worth, TX. has taken delivery on more than 20 trucks, including these two new Heavy Rescues — a 20? fire truck and a 24? apparatus, each mounted to a Spartan Gladiator LFD chassis. Scroll down to see footage of these trucks' http://www.svitrucks.com/ft-worth-repeat-customer/
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