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    Have you seen me?

    Photo and information from: http://report-on-conditions.blogspot.com/2013/02/have-you-seen-me.html NAME: 1997 Simon-LTI 85' Quint/Elevated Platform. AKA "The Beast"; AKA "Old Truck #3" LAST SEEN: Riverside, CA - 2001 or 2002 PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Red apparatus with white reflective stripe...
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    Fire captain testifies in federal trial

    Fire captain testifies in federal trial Arson method linked several local blazes By RAYMOND L. SMITH Tribune Chronicle POSTED: January 12, 2010 CLEVELAND - It was the unusual crude candle timer and a plastic gasoline can used in a 2005 arson at a Leavittsburg market that led investigators to...
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    Ladder truck dedication in Ellsworth

    Ladder truck dedication in Ellsworth Wednesday, January 13, 2010 ELLSWORTH — Ellsworth Volunteer Fire Department, 6034 S. Salem Warren Road, will host an open house from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday. A new ladder truck. which was purchased with a FEMA grant of $475,000, will be dedicated during the...
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    #7 sold! No public comment?

    Youngstown just sold the most historic firehouse in the city and essentially closed it in three years and there is no public debate? Are you kidding me?! http://www.vindy.com/news/2009/nov/19/youngstown-sells-fire-station-1m-company/
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    Mutual Aid

    I just saw the following alert from YMFPA: (4) 19:17. 2910 OAKLAND RD. MUTUAL AID . E7. ASSIST LIBERTY. LFD O/S W/ LT SMOKE SHOWING. NO FIRE FOUND. COLONIAL AND HADLEY (YFDGRICKER) Do Youngstown and Liberty now have a formal mutual aid agreement or was this one of the repeated instances where...
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    Mahoning County Hazardous Materials Response Team

    MC HMRT has a great website full of good information. Check it out at: http://www.mchmrt.com/index.html
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    Ohio LODD

    It is with extreme deep regret that we advise you that the PIO of Colerain Township, Ohio (Hamilton County, greater Cincinnati area) has advised that 2 Firefighters have been lost in the Line of Duty this morning. Companies were and still are operating at a working dwelling fire. Initial reports...
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    Youngstown Metro Technical Rescue Operations Team Disbanded?

    I saw on their page that the Youngstown Metro Technical Rescue Operations Team disbanded in 2007? Why did this happen and how come there was no coverage on it on the site? Obviously I knew little about the team, other than they were using an old box truck from #2 and I had seen some of their...
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    ATTN: Railfans

    I know we have a few railfans on these boards. Does anyone own the book "Trackside Around Youngstown 1962-1982" and if so, would you recommend it? Thanks!
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    Liberty gets rid of "new" engine already?

    I just saw this for sale: http://www.bmfallc.com/02005/index.htm The rig is only a few years old. Liberty's older rigs lasted a lot longer than four years. Any idea why they got rid of it so quickly? Perhaps it was a leased vehicle?
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    Warren firefighters at house fire

    Warren firefighters at house fire Published:Monday, November 19, 2007 WARREN — City firefighters called out a second crew to help battle a blaze in a ranch-style home at 910 Martin Luther King SW. The house was occupied and one of the people there called the fire department around 7:15 p.m...
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    Fire at Chaney is suspicious

    Fire at Chaney is suspicious Originally published 08:58 a.m., November 20, 2007 and Updated 08:58 a.m., November 20, 2007 YOUNGSTOWN — Damage from a fire set Monday in a girls’ bathroom at Chaney High School did an estimated $16,000 in damage to the property and contents, the fire department...
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    YFD firefighter shot?

    I know we don't always work on speculation here, but I heard from my sister who said a YFD firefighter was shot today, off duty. Has anyone heard anything about how he's doing (assuming it's true)?
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    Rural/Metro Spruces Up Downtown Base

    Rural/Metro Spruces Up Downtown Base Saturday, October 06 2007 @ 12:32 PM GMT+4 From the Business Journal By Dan O’Brien YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Until last week, the building at 280 W. Front St. bore the name Philly’s By-The-River, a one-time food distributor downtown. What most residents of...
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    Two arrested at arson scene

    Two arrested at arson scene The Vindicator Tuesday, September 18, 2007 YOUNGSTOWN — Two men were taken into custody around 2:30 a.m. today at 274 N. Heights Ave. on the North Side after a fire was intentionally set at the vacant two-story structure, the fire department said. Police were sent...
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    City cops, firefighters investigating death at North Side apartment

    City cops, firefighters investigating death at North Side apartment by Patricia Meade July 24, 2007 1:32 pm YOUNGSTOWN — Firefighters were called to 208 Broadway on the city’s North Side at 12:40 p.m today and found a man dead inside his second-floor apartment at the three-story, six-plex. A...
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    Two more arson fires in Youngstown

    Two more arson fires in Youngstown by Patricia Meade July 3, 2007 9:35 am YOUNGSTOWN — A fire intentionally set at 1012 Valley St. destroyed the vacant house, the fire department said. When crews arrived at 10:19 p.m. Monday they found the doors and windows open and the East Side structure...
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    City firefighters search for cause of Almyra Avenue fire

    City firefighters search for cause of Almyra Avenue fire by Newsroom July 3, 2007 9:07 am YOUNGSTOWN — City firefighters continue investigating the cause of a fire that gutted a home at 565 Almyra Ave. on Monday. Battalian Chief Jack Martin said the fire began on the first floor of the...
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    Firefighters earn flags as protectors of the homeland

    Firefighters earn flags as protectors of the homeland Tuesday, July 3, 2007 EDITOR: I was disappointed to read a June 27 letter in The Vindicator expressing a belief that firefighters who die in the line of duty should not be eligible to receive an American flag on their casket. I must...
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    Firefighter promoted

    Firefighter promoted YOUNGSTOWN — Donald Price, a seven-year fire department veteran, has been promoted to lieutenant. Price, 37, was sworn in Friday to his new rank. From the Vindicator June 30, 2007
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