Tuesday, July 11th, 2017
Contractor stated no fire, no injuries, just wanted things checked out.
Sunday, July 9th, 2017
Water flow alarm activation at Anderson Instrument 156 Auriesville Rd
Sunday, July 9th, 2017
EMS call
Friday, July 7th, 2017
EMS call
Tuesday, July 26th, 2022
Come join us and the community for some sweet treats and great conversation. 6PM to 8PM at the newly renovated Firehouse Hall. Donations of baked goods graciously excepted. There will be a 50/50 raffl...
Saturday, April 9th, 2022
Come join us once again. Sat April 9th, 2022. 8Am till 11Am. All you can eat- Pancakes, Sausage, Home fries, Scrambled eggs, Coffee, Tea, Juice. There will be two egg hunts for the little ones. We do ...
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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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