Tag Archives | Mammoth Lakes Fire Protection District

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Time to check wood-burning appliances

News release With the change in the seasons, the Mammoth Lakes Fire Protection District reminds all users of wood burning appliances to make sure that your heating system is ready to keep you and your family warm this winter. There are numerous activities that one needs to perform on the system to give you heat […]

 
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Scoping comments sought for Mammoth fuels-reduction project

News release The Mammoth Lakes Fire Safe Council and Mammoth Lakes Fire Protection District are seeking comments on a fuels reduction project that would be implemented through a working partnership between the Mammoth Lakes Fire Safe Council (Lead, Fiscal Agent), the Inyo National Forest (Resource Manager and Technical Advisor), and the Mammoth Lakes Fire Protection […]

 
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Mammoth Lakes seeking candidates for Firefighter Academy

Press release Mammoth Lakes Fire Protection District (MLFPD) is actively seeking candidates for its 2017 Firefighter Academy. MLFPD is a combination department, meaning that a large portion of the department’s ability to respond on incidents is dependent on its part-time and paid-per-call staff. The academy offers individuals the opportunity to serve their community while learning […]

 
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Fire at MMSA’s Cornice Cafe kept to a minimum

MLFD press release Shortly after midnight on October 13, 2016, the Mammoth Lakes Fire and Police Departments, and Mono County Paramedics were dispatched to an alarm of water flowing from the automatic fire suppression system on the 3rd floor of the Main Lodge at Mammoth Mountain Ski Area (MMSA).  Shortly before arriving, Mono County Dispatch […]

 
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Woodmen wildland fire incident

Press release Shortly after 5 pm on July 2, 2016, the Mammoth Lakes Fire and Police Departments, Mono County Paramedics, and the Inyo National Forest fire personnel were dispatched to smoke seen in the area of Cliff Circle in Old Mammoth. A column of smoke was clearly visible as responders neared the area. Upon arrival, […]

 
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Mammoth man helps in hypothermia case

Mammoth Lakes Fire Protection District press release There was an incident that occurred recently in Mammoth Lakes where a snow removal operator observed what appeared to resemble a body located under a dusting of new fallen snow and stopped to investigate.  What he found was an individual lying in a fetal position outside a local […]

 
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Holiday fire safety tips from Mammoth Lakes Fire

Press release from Mammoth Lakes Fire Protection District Decorating homes and businesses is a basic part of the holiday season.  Unfortunately, these same decorations may increase your chances of fire.  An estimated 250 home fires involving Christmas trees and another 170 home fires involving holiday lights and other decorative lighting occur each year. These types […]

 
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Two new apparatus for Mammoth Lakes Fire

Press release MLFPD will replace a 1990 E-One (3335), and a 1995 Freightliner (3331), as part of its’ strategic fleet replacement program. At nearly 26 and 21 years of service, respectively, these apparatus have served 5 years beyond expectation, which is exceptional given the elevation, grades, and winter driving conditions in Mammoth Lakes. Engine 3335 […]

 
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