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#tbt In 1925, the City purchased Oceanside’s first motorized fire engine. The American LaFrance Company delivered a Type 65, Class B pumper equipped with a 40-horsepower motor and a 300-gallon-per-minute pump at a cost of $8,500. Both were stored at the Oceanside Garage.
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#tbt In 1925, the City purchased Oceanside’s first motorized fire engine. The American LaFrance Company delivered a Type 65, Class B pumper equipped with a 40-horsepower motor and a 300-gallon-per-minute pump at a cost of $8,500. Both were stored at the Oceanside Garage.
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My dad would love to see this photo since he used to be a fireman

During fire academy, the cadre is divided into hose, ladders, and ventilation divisions, encompassing the basic essentials of structural firefighting. With an emphasis on drill ground activities the Oceanside Fire Academy is considered one of the most challenging and rigorous in existence.
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During fire academy, the cadre is divided into hose, ladders, and ventilation divisions, encompassing the basic essentials of structural firefighting. With an emphasis on drill ground activities the Oceanside Fire Academy is considered one of the most challenging and rigorous in existence.
#OFFA #osidefire #oceansidefire

It takes only 2 seconds of exposure to 148°F/64°C water to cause a burn serious enough to require surgery! Coffee is often served at 175°F/79°C, making it high-risk for causing immediate severe scald burns.

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It takes only 2 seconds of exposure to 148°F/64°C water to cause a burn serious enough to require surgery! Coffee is often served at 175°F/79°C, making it high-risk for causing immediate severe scald burns. 

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This week is Burn Awareness Week! "It can happen in a flash, with a splash."
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Accidents do happen. Thank you to our Oceanside first responders for always assessing the situation to ensure the scene is safe and the medical condition that victims are in to keep them stabilized until advanced medical treatment can be performed. Photo by @asap.tv.
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Accidents do happen. Thank you to our Oceanside first responders for always assessing the situation to ensure the scene is safe and the medical condition that victims are in to keep them stabilized until advanced medical treatment can be performed. Photo by @asap.tv.
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The Oceanside Firefighters Association would like to welcome 7 new members from Oceanside Fire Academy 14. Oceanside Firefighters are unique. We are the only Fire Department in our zone that holds full fire academies for our new hires. New hires spend a minimum of 8 weeks full time additional training making sure we are ready to serve the public to the highest standard. Training starts with Physical Conditioning that tests the employees ability to perform under the physical and mental stress the job demands. Training includes three main disciplines: Hose, Ladders and Ventilation. Structural Firefighting, Wildland Firefighting, Confined Space, Rope Rescue, Swift Water, Vehicle Rescue, Live Fire Operations and Paramedic Skills are just some of the other required performance topics that our Recruits are expected to learn and know. This is only the start of there continued on-the-job training. Congratulations on your success as our most newly graduated academy!

The Oceanside Firefighters Association, IAFF LOCAL 3736, is a union membership of roughly 100 individuals who work as firefighters, engineers and captains with the Oceanside Fire Department. Although a separate entity than the Fire Department, the OFA works collaboratively with the fire department administration, operations and prevention to promote safety and fire prevention within the community.  The OFA is proud of our Oceanside community and hosts multiple fundraisers to support community organizations including the annual charity golf contest, surf contest and our pancake breakfast during harbor days. Proceeds from all of these events are donated back to our community organizations.  As members of the International Association of Firefighters and the California Professional Firefighters, the association is active in the political arena at the local, state and national level to preserve the safety and welfare of its members.