About Eastgate VFD
Eastgate Fire Department was organized in 1981. It was originally organized to provide fire protection to the Eastgate subdivision. However, over the years has expanded through the process of annexation from less than one (1) square mile to the present eight (8) square miles. Eastgate Fire Department provides fire protection, haz-mat response, rescue and ALS emergency medical services, vehicle rescue (extrication). Common fire emergencies include structure fires, brush fires, and car fires/extrication. Common medical emergencies include heart attack, car accidents, respiratory difficulty, seizures and ill persons.
Support Montana Firefighters
The Support Montana Firefighter’s plate is open to anyone! There are no special forms or authorizations needed to purchase the plate. Funds derived from the sale of the plate will go to help MONTANA FIREFIGHTERS. These funds are for Montana’s firefighters and will remain in Montana to help support our firefighters through things like Montana Mutual Aid, training, scholarships, etc.
Simulated disaster helps first-responders train
Firefighter Suicide in the News
Watch for warning signs … Increase your awareness about depression and suicide These links were recently in Latest but as there was another firefighter suicide to report they are being presented again: http://www.firefighterclosecalls.com/personal-survival.php (FFCC Personal Survival Section) http://blog.iaff.org/post/2010/11/05/No-Fire-Fighter-Stands-Alone.aspx (IAFF-No Firefighter Stands Alone) http://www.ffbha.org/ (Fire Fighter Behavioral Health Alliance) http://abcnews.go.com/Health/MindMoodNews/firefighter-ptsd-suicide/story?id=14466320 (ABC News Article on Firefighter Suicide) […]
“Everyone Goes Home”
Very realistically focused on all aspects of Firefighter survival. Our sincere thanks to CFD Commissioner Bob Hoff and the entire crew at the NFFF, especially Rob Maloney, director of this video, for a spectacular job. HERE is the video: link
Montana Fire Alliance 2012 Brochure
Conference set for War Bonnet Inn, Butte, Montana, June 14, 15, 16, 2012 For full information download the brochure (PDF, 951kb).