Friday, November 17th, 2017
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Thursday Nov. 16th, the officers and members prepared retired engine 784 to leave South Ward. She was purchased by a private individual in Virginia. Retired engine 784 served us and the borough of Tam...
Monday, November 13th, 2017
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The officers and members would like to congratulate the West Penn Fire Co on the arrival of their new KME!!!!
Saturday, August 12th, 2017
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The South Ward Fire Co is proud to announce the arrival of our new 2017 Pierce Saber. New 784(in 2018 changed to unit #6514) has a 1500 GPM pump, 750 gallon tank and a 30 gallon foam tank. We would li...
Saturday, August 27th, 2016
The South Ward Fire Co. is proud to announce that we have been awarded a FEMA grant for over $400,000 for the purchase of new apparatus. We would also like to congratulate the East End, Citizens, and ...
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Z-adapter
Large hose appliance for connecting supplemental pumps into long supply lines, in the form of a Z"; may be improvised from two gated wye valves and a double female between two of the gated outlets or from a siamese that has one inlet connected to one outlet of a gated wye.
Zone
Section of structure indicated on fire alarm control panel where sensor was activated.
2 entries in the Fire glossary beginning with "Z"

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