Providence Fire Fighters

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Providence Fire Fighters IAFF Local 799 - the labor union that represents Fire Fighters in Providence, RI

http://providencefirefighters.org/

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#Providence #firefighters made quick work of a fire in a bus yard that engulfed seven school buses.
They were able to extinguish the fire in under 30 minutes. #inomniaparatus
📸: WPRI & Walter Belonos
​Physical activity in the form of exercise can reduce breast cancer risk by as much as 10-20% #IAFFinPink
#Providence #firefighters spent today honoring thirteen of our ranks who went onto their final resting place. #FirefighterMemorialSunday
It’s #FirePreventionWeek

Every second counts: plan two ways out!
#Providence #firefighters responded to an overturned tanker truck carrying 11,000 gallons of gasoline. Special thanks to nearby Rhode Island and Massachusetts fire departments that assisted in the spill.  #inomniaparatus
#Providence #firefighters did an excellent job faced with a difficult rescue where a person was trapped in a building collapse on DePasquale Ave. #inomniaparatus #IAFF
#Providence #firefighters responded to this single motor vehicle accident on Sunday where a vehicle struck a tree and caught fire. Thankfully there were no injuries. #inomniaparatus
Today and always, we remember those that made the ultimate sacrifice on September 11, 2001. 
It is not to be forgotten that on a day much like today, 343 New York City firefighters lost their lives in the line of duty.
#LaborDay
Firehouse.com’s 2017 National Run Survey is out and the results are in. 
#Providence #firefighters staff some of the busiest trucks and stations in the country with the 56th busiest fire department—here are some of the other statistics:

21st busiest fire station: Washington Street Firehouse

18th busiest engine: Engine 3

41st busiest ladder: Tower Ladder 1

37th busiest heavy rescue: Special Hazards 1

11th busiest ambulance: Rescue 4

32nd busiest chief: Battalion 3
Here are some great vintage photographs of fire apparatus used by #Providence #firefighters in years past. #IAFF
We do more than fight fires, #Providence #firefighters respond to automobile accidents, emergency medical calls, hazardous materials incidents and much more. That’s why these firefighters took time out of their busy day to train. #inomniaparatus #IAFF