DLA News Archive

Tag: Firefighter

Aug. 27, 2020

Call center agents, warehouse workers rush equipment orders for firefighters

Call center agents and warehouse workers at the Defense Logistics Agency are working 24/7 to connect firefighters with emergency supplies needed to put out wildfires sprawling across millions of acres in California, Arizona, Colorado, Montana and other states. 

March 27, 2020

San Joaquin’s Ybarra named South San Joaquin County Firefighter of the Year

Firefighter Capt. Gilbert Ybarra from Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management San Joaquin, California received the top honor at a community recognition dinner Feb. 29.

March 6, 2019

DLA assistant fire chief retires

Robert Cross, assistant fire chief, Security and Emergency Services, Defense Logistics Agency Installation Operations Richmond, retired after 32 years

Dec. 17, 2018

DLA Installation Operations Richmond assistant fire chief retires

Tony Fuller, assistant fire chief, Fire and Emergency Services, Defense Logistics Agency Installation Operations Richmond, retired from service and was honored in a ceremony Nov. 30 at the fire station on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

Oct. 5, 2018

Prevent fire at home with three steps: look, listen, learn

The week of Oct. 7 is Fire Prevention Week, which aims to educate people on three basic but essential steps to reduce the likelihood of fire –– and how to escape safely in the event of one.

June 8, 2018

The pressure is on during hose testing at DSCC

Firefighter and EMT Dustin Buckley rolls out water hoses during routine pressure testing June 4 at DSCC. Each year, all hoses and attachments are tested to ensure they meet federal codes and guidelines.

Aug. 11, 2017

Memorial dedication honors first responders at DSCC

Officials at Defense Supply Center Columbus unveiled a new memorial that honors federal police, fire and emergency services personnel who’ve made the ultimate sacrifice.

May 18, 2017

National EMS Week Spotlight: Jamie MacFarlane

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support at Richmond, Virginia, Fire and Emergency Services employee Jamie MacFarlane has served as a firefighter and hazardous material and emergency medical technician for five years in Richmond. MacFarlane enjoys being in public service because he wants to help people and make a difference in his community

Feb. 2, 2016

What DLA Disposition Services Really Does

A cargo truck once used by the military finds new life as a firefighting vehicle for the Michigan Department of Natural Resources thanks to the mission of DLA Disposition Services.

Oct. 6, 2015

DLA supplies critical gear to firefighters battling historic wildfire season

As thousands of families from Alaska to California evacuated their homes to escape fast-moving wildfires this summer, several Defense Logistics Agency activities rushed to provide direly needed firefighting equipment.