Fire News

Fire Dept. develops new Medical Marijuana Policy

In response to the Legalization medical Marijuana grow operations and dispensaries Allenadge Fire Chief Jimmy Marin expressed concerns that it was merely a matter of time before his department was “stuck dealing with" an emergency at one of these facilities.

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The Truth Behind NFPA 1901 – The Solution to the Age Old Red / Yellow Debate

The Fire service has been deeply rooted in tradition, for decades fire apparatus has been red adorned with gold lettering, in the 1970’s some departments experimented with “Lime Green” which was more of a safety yellow, was said to improve the recognition of fire apparatus in traffic thus preventing accidents and injuries. This trend sparked the great red/yellow debate.

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FDNY Lt faces charges after rescuing child

Lt. Robert Whelan saved a child from a fire in Brooklyn on Nov. 25. Lt. Whelan is on an engine company not a truck company. According to FDNY tradition only truckies are allowed to make a rescue not the hose carrying firefighters.

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