- published: 25 Apr 2012
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Odessa's new fleet includes ten Pierce fire apparatus, two Road Rescue EMS squads, and a command unit upfitted by our Emergency Vehicle Specialists division! Fleet breakdown: • Seven Pierce Impel PUC pumpers with 1000 gallons of water + PUC 1500 GPM pump and Three Pierce Velocity PUC 105' Heavy Duty ladders with 500 gallons of water + PUC 1500 GPM pump, all with Oshkosh TAK-4 independent front suspension system, six man cab, and more! • Two Road Rescue EMS units (will be called squads) on a Freightliner four door chassis. • One 2017 Chevy Tahoe PPV command unit customized and upfitted by our Emergency Vehicle Specialists division. EVS also recently delivered 15 new police units to the Odessa Police Department. You can't beat this fleet! We want to thank the City of Odessa for their contin...
Aerial testing this week with Odessa Fire Rescue's new Pierce Velocity 105' heavy duty aerial ladder, one of three new ladders for the department! Seven new Pierce Impel pumpers have also completed production. All ten new Pierce fire apparatus will soon be officially delivered to Odessa FD. Thank you Odessa FD for choosing Pierce Mfg and Siddons-Martin Emergency Group to upgrade your fleet!
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Their scaffold was still dangling from the 15-story building as the hour-long rescue ended during cloudy conditions with wind gusts topping 15 mph.
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PLANO - An Odessa parent is being called a hero after he saved a teenagers life on the soccer field. It happened over the weekend during a match between an Odessa club team and a Plano team. Players say the 16-year-old collapsed on the field in the middle of the soccer game. Odessa parent, Brian Smith says he's just glad he was at the right place at the right time. He says the energy of the game changed in a heartbeat. "You can always feel the crowd,” Smith said. “This was a little more panicky. So I ran out there to see if I could help." Smith found 16-year-old Jonathan Nava lying face down on the field. He and another bystander immediately turned him over and started chest compressions. KDFW shared the 911 call of the incident with CBS 7. The caller told dispatchers, “He's not ...
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Odessa is a 2-year-old pug girl who has a long road to recovery ahead of her. Please consider supporting DFW Pug Rescue so that they can continue to help Odessa and more special need pugs like her. Visit www.dfwpugs.com for more information!
In this adventure, we head north to the Calico Mountain to tackle the Odessa-Doran Loop Trail. This is a difficult rated trail and one we have been looking forward to tackling. This trail did not disappoint, with it amazing tight canyons, step and narrow rocky obstacles and spectacular desert scenery around every turn. If you are going to venture out on this trail, you will want to ensure you have some large oversized tire, a solid lift kit, under armor protection and lockers will be very helpful. Most importantly, bring some friends with you because there are plenty of opportunity along this trail to find yourself in a stick situation needing some help. Web: https://www.trailrecon.net Instagram: @trailrecon Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/trailrecon/ Special thanks to my tra...