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About idlewildvfd

  • Birthday July 1

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  • Location Cranston
  • Gender Male
  • Primary Sector You Work In Unspecified
  • Your Primary Role Retired
  • Past Experience 1999-2003, Firefighter, Maybrook Fire District (Orange County, NY); 2009-2010, Firefighter, Idlewild Fire District (Mecklenburg County, NC)
  1. Some spy shots of new Coldenham T205:
  2. The Maybrook Fire District has placed twin 2016 Chevrolet Tahoes in-service as Cars 1 & 2. Former Car 1, a 2011 Chevrolet Tahoe has been re-assigned to Car 3. Former Car 2, a Ford F-250 SD pick-up has been re-assigned to U213 and will respond as a light duty rescue unit, while the former Car 3, a 2007 Chevrolet Suburban has been retired. Former R213 will be re-assigned to function as a fire police unit, while M217 will be re-assigned as a department personnel transport unit. Photo of new Car 1 courtesy of Chief Charles D. Woznick
  3. Pineville Volunteer Fire Department (Pineville, NC) Saturday, April 30, 2016 Firefighter Richard Sheltra, 20 was pronounced dead after being found unresponsive inside the Edwin Watts Golf Store on Highway 51 in Pineville. Pineville, Charlotte Fire Department and Mecklenburg MEDIC units were on scene fighting a 3-alarm structure fire at this location. Cause of fire and funeral arrangements have not yet been released. http://www.wsoctv.com/news/local/pineville-firefighters-community-mourning-death-of-20-year-old-firefighter/252965023
  4. 1982 Mack CF/ Baker Aerialscope 75' tower ladder 1500 GPM pump | 300 gallon tank Former Cromwell, CT Photo courtesy of Pine Bush Fire Department and www.ocnyfire.com
  5. Here she is, courtesy of Paul Graham. Will be heading out to be re-painted in traditional department colors of white/blue.
  6. Date: 03/01/2016 Time: 13:20 Location: 1323 State Route 209 [Paradise Farms] District: Cuddebackville Units: Cuddebackville (full response), Huguenot Engine 812 (fill tankers at Shore Drive & Guymard Turnpike) & Tanker 813 t/s; Mount Hope FAST & Tanker 823 t/s; Westbrookville (Sullivan County) Tanker 34-31 t/s; Pocatello Tanker 152 s/b Mount Hope; Otisville Tanker 145 s/b Cuddebackville, Orange & Rockland t/s; FI 36-101 & 36-108 t/s Description: Cuddebackville DC1 on scene with a 2.5 story, 20 x 20 barn - working fire; Cuddebackville Car 2 assumed command; 10 minute status check: 4 hand lines in operation; 20 minute status check: fire knocked down and under control, discontinue status checks
  7. Various Town of Montgomery Highway Department (Orange County, New York) trucks. They operate a mixture of Mack and International trucks. My father was the department mechanic until his retirement last August. All photos courtesy of Charles Woznick, Superintendent of Highways.
  8. Similar issues have surfaced over the last few years here in Providence, Rhode Island related to mutual aid rescue (ambulance) requests from neighboring cities and towns. Below are some links for more detail: http://www.firehouse.com/forums/t54566/ http://rhodybeat.com/stories/Providence-will-lose-mutual-aid,72738 http://www.rescuingprovidence.com/2012/06/29/outnumbered/ http://www.eastbayri.com/news/east-providence-remains-in-mutual-aid-pact-for-now/ http://www.abc6.com/story/30780323/up-to-100-mutual-aid-calls-out-of-providence-each-month http://www.providencejournal.com/breaking-news/content/20140803-providence-fire-department-adds-seventh-rescue-truck.ece
  9. New Howells Fire District (Orange County, New York) Engine 111 Seagrave Marauder II 750 gallon tank | 1500 GPM Waterous pump Specification document courtesy of Hudson Valley Fire Equipment, LLC
  10. Below is a picture from Washingtonville's website of their temporary Engine 582. It is a 1990 Sutphen with 1000 gallon tank and 1500 GPM pump and indeed was formerly part of Upper Saddle River, NJ.
  11. Mechanicstown Fire District (Orange County, New York) has placed an order for a new engine with Hudson Valley Fire Equipment, LLC. This new engine will replace Engine 118, a 1990 KME Renegade that has faithfully served their district for decades and will be almost a twin to Engine 120. 2015 Seagrave Marauder II Hale 2000 GPM top-mount pump 750 gallon water | 20 & 20 gallon foam tank
  12. New Sparrowbush (Orange County, NY) Engine 844. Photographer unknown.
  13. Coldenham Fire District (Orange County, NY) Chief's Vehicle 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe Photos courtesy of ProLiner Rescue Vehicle Sales & Service
  14. Will be sad to see that old bulldog go.
  15. Cronomer Valley Fire District New BR305 2015 Ford F550 2 Door 4x4 360 Gallon Tank / 10 Gallon Foam Cell 1250 Hale Pump Photos courtesy of Firematic