Recent content by Maxim

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    11/27/22- Mystic, CT 5th Alarm

    Willie Did you take it in? 17 miles is nt far, there are companies due on the box at my house that come 17 miles. Pressurized the Providence Canteen did not make it. Looked like a hell of a fire
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    Boston 2-1875

    17/7 may have been drilling on the Island and 3 covering 17
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    Boston 2-1875

    6 -1875. why was Engine 3 first in and E-17 and L-7 on 4th. 21 and 7 would be first due
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    7/19/22 Boston MA 5th Alarm Box 6186

    Yeah read the Book Busy As Hell 2 and the author gives a run down o the companies that ran all of the place.
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    7/19/22 Boston MA 5th Alarm Box 6186

    Precision is a good word for it. Rather than having a cascade of units arriving simultaneously, fewer units are easier to assign upon arrival. Even though East Boston is isolated, once the units start heading that way they get there reasonable quickly. Also note that not necessarily the...
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    6/27/22 Boston MA 4th Alarm Box 3396

    That makes perfect sense. I forgot all about L-23, was thinking 7 Truck might be second due. On the other hand I have heard rumors that L-13 is being brought back in service. Hard to believe 40 years ago the tapped Ladders 3-13-20 out of service. They were 1st, 2nd and 3rd due to many boxes in...
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    6/27/22 Boston MA 4th Alarm Box 3396

    L-13 I did hear they were being placed back in service. Not with E-22 on Saturday, and would not be second due there.
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    IFBA Turn Out Magazine

    Another fantastic edition. Thanks IFBA
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    International Fire Buff Associates - Fun, Fellowship & Fire Trucks

    What a phenomenal organization
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    Baltimore,MD 2 Alarm Fire Damages 6 Rowhomes 9/23/2021

    Just a routine night on Box 14-50 in the 3rd Battalion
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    International Fire Buff Associates - Fun, Fellowship & Fire Trucks

    Mark your Calendars. October 9th at the Philadelphia Second Alarmers, help them celebrate their 100th Anniversary with an all day Open House at their quarters.
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    Baltimore,MD 4 Alarm Fire Damages Eight Row Homes 8/27/2021

    Try to Baltimore Firefighters Facebook page
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    International Fire Buff Associates - Fun, Fellowship & Fire Trucks

    You can also just read it off the computer. If you check with the editors they may be able to get you a hard copy, but there will be a cost.
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    UNIDEN SDS100

    The SDS can be very difficult to program. Then again you have the option just to plug in your zip code and you are monitoring the radio in 8 seconds
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    International Fire Buff Associates - Fun, Fellowship & Fire Trucks

    WOW 197 pages of fantastic fire department operations and history. Great work by the IFBA. Need to check into membership
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