Monday, September 12th, 2022
ST60, TRAFFIC57, BRU65, T66, ENG63, AMB121, M1: PINE BARN PLACE, MAHONING TWP: AUTOMATIC FIRE ALARM ACTIVATION. FALSE ALARM.
Monday, September 12th, 2022
ST60, TRAFFIC57, BRU65, T66, ENG63, AMB121, M1: PINE BARN PLACE, MAHONING TWP: AUTOMATIC FIRE ALARM ACTIVATION. FALSE ALARM.
Monday, September 12th, 2022
TRAFFIC57, BRU65, ENG63, MICU125, M1: HOLLOW DRIVE, MAHONING TWP: PERSON UNDER VEHICLE, PATIENT SELF EXTRICATED FROM VEHICLE . CREWS ASSISTED EMS WITH PACKAGING PATIENT
Sunday, September 11th, 2022
M2, ENG43, BRU15, TRAFFIC57, BRU65, T66, ENG63, ABM121: WELSH RD AND WATER TOWER LANE, MAHONING TWP: ELECTRICAL WIRES DOWN ON TREE CAUSING SPARKS/FIRE. CREWS CONTACTED PPL & REMOVED TREE OFF ROADW...
Monday, August 30th, 2021
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East End Fire Company is proud to announce we've ordered the new Tanker 66! The new tanker will be manufactured by KME in Nesquehoning, Pennsylvania. We are expecting delivery of the new tanker ...
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The Mahoning Township Fire Department would like to thank the First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania for the generous grant made possible through the Helen Claire Brinkman Fund. This ...
Wednesday, August 9th, 2017
MONTOUR AREA FIRE DEPARTMENTS9th ANNUAL FIRE SAFETYSUMMER DAY CAMPAugust 8th, 9th, & 10th 2018Age group 6-10 (only): 9:00am – 11:00amAge group 11-15 (only): 1:00pm – 3:00pmLocated...
Monday, June 1st, 2015
After 54 years of service as a fire department member, former East End Chief Robert Fiegles’s name will be a permanent part of the home he loved.Fiegles, who served as fire chief in 1968, 1975 a...
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10 entries in the Fire glossary beginning with "V"
Valve
Mechanical means for stopping and starting flow in a conduit; many types used in firefighting, including gate, foot, clapper (backflow preventers), sprinkler-heads, etc.
Vapor suppression
Process of reducing the amount of flammable or other hazardous vapors, from a flammable liquid, mixing with air, typically by careful application of a foam blanket on top of a pool of material.
Vehicle fire
Type of fire involving motor vehicles themselves, their fuel or cargo; has peculiar issues of rescue, explosion sources, toxic smoke and runoff, and scene safety.
Ventilation
Important procedure in firefighting in which the hot smoke and gases are removed from inside a structure, either by natural convection or forced, and either through existing openings or new ones provided by firefighters at appropriate locations (e.g., on the roof). Proper ventilation can save lives and improper ventilation can cause backdraft or other hazards.
Ventilation saw
A high-powered saw with metal-cutting teeth or disc for quickly making large openings in roofing materials.
Venturi effect
Creating a partial vacuum using a constricted fluid flow, used in fire equipment for mixing chemicals into water streams, or for measuring flow velocity.
Vertical ventilation
Ventilation technique making use of the principle of convection in which heated gases naturally rise.
Voids (building)
Enclosed portions of a building where fire can spread undetected.
Vollie
A volunteer firefighter.
Volunteer fire department
A group of part-time firefighters who are not paid when on-call, during incidents, or drills. Often professionally trained and equipped with state-of-the-art equipment.
10 entries in the Fire glossary beginning with "V"

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