This is The FDIC Experience Finale show with the members of the Snyder Fire Department from Buffalo New York . This day starts off with the Pipes and Drums as the enter the Expo Floor, a Tradition. Then, the Commissioner, along with the Fire Chief and one of the Lieutenants check out some of the tools and rigs in the main building, then, off to Lucas Oil Stadium. They check out the rigs. Next up, Lieutenant Mike Bastedo prepares for the 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb. The Ceremonies begin with a sea of firefighters ready to go, The President of the Fallen Firefighters starts off the event, then the Chaplin speaks, Chief Bobby Halton says a few words, the Pipes and Drums start the march. If you have walked the stair climb, or thinking about it if 2017, walk with Mike on his first of three climbs around the circuit,and see what it's like for the 1st Timer. Be safe.
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The Harrisburg Professional Firefighters, known as Capital City Paid Firefighter’s Association IAFF Local 428 represents the 71 career firefighters of the City of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The City of Harrisburg is the Capital City of Pennsylvania. The 2010 census reveals a population of 49,528. This ranks Harrisburg as the 9th largest city in the state. Additionally, the weekday workforce increases the population to approximately 150,000.
Founded in 1876, the Millburn Fire Department enjoys a proud legacy of service spanning 140 years. The department personnel include 47 career and 7 volunteer members that operate out of two fire stations. A minimum on-duty staff of seven personnel is supported by on-call career and volunteer firefighters. Responding to an average of 2,000 calls per year, each firefighter is trained and certified in Firefighter I and II, First Responder Medical Care, CPR, Incident Command Levels 100 and 200, hazardous materials, awareness and operational levels, and mass decontamination. More than half of the fire department members are N.J. Certified Emergency Medical Technicians. The Millburn Fire Department operates four engines, one ladder truck, a heavy rescue unit, a Polaris Ranger capable of off road maneuvering and carrying one patient with support staff. One command vehicle and several support staff vehicles. In a recent partnership with the Newark Fire Department, Millburn houses and responds with a “U.A.S.I. Support Unit” which carries lumber and supplies to building collapse calls in a five county response area through which Millburn receives specialized training from the N.J. Department of Homeland Security.
The Snyder Fire Department is a 100% volunteer fire department that provides fire, rescue and emergency medical service to approximately 20,000 residents in a six square mile area within the Town of Amherst, New York. The department responds to in excess of 1000 emergency incidents each year and is staffed by over 75 volunteer firefighters. Operations are carried out from one central station that houses all the apparatus and administrative offices.
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