Saturday, April 13th, 2019
Browning units responded to a vehicle fire in the 100 block of Sweeney Lane.
Saturday, April 13th, 2019
Browning units responded to smoke in the area in the 300 block of Sweeney Lane.
Thursday, April 11th, 2019
Browning units responded to smoke in the area on Prescott Court.
Sunday, April 7th, 2019
Browning units responded to a medical assist on Blue Level Road.
Please come out and support the 100% volunteer fire department.
Saturday, June 10th, 2017
Everyone come out and support this neat event!
Saturday, December 3rd, 2016
Congratulations to Asst. Chief King for being voted the 2016 Fire Fighter of the Year.
Sunday, October 23rd, 2016
You can see any Browning Firefighter to buy tickets or send us a message. Drawing will be on Feb. 14th.
Fire glossary
Glossary search
Click a letter to view all entries that begin with that letter.
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
10 entries in the Fire glossary beginning with "G"
Gamewell
Brand of wind-up, fire alarm telegraph system for sending coded pulses to alert central alarm station of fire alarm activation; often still found in red boxes on street corners.
Gate valve
See also Hydrant Gate". Valve in which the shutoff device slides across the flow of liquid to obscure the orofice usually activated by a screw mechanism. Compare "ball valve.
Glas-Master tool
Brand of specialized vehicle extrication tool, most notably including a glass cutting saw for removal of automobile windshields.
Goer
An incident with persons reported.
GPM
Gallons Per Minute or how many gallons are being pumped out of a piece of equipment every minute
GPM method (gallons per minute")
Calculation of how much water, in GPM, will be necessary to extinguish a given volume of fire, under the circumstances (e.g., fuel class, containment, exposures, etc.).
Gravity tank
Water storage tank for fire protection; arranged above protected area to provide flow of water by gravity when needed.
Grease fire
A fire involving any manner of cooking oil or other flammable cooking or lubricating materials.
Ground fire
Fire that consumes the organic material beneath the surface litter ground, such as peat fire.
Ground ladder
A portable ladder designed to rest on the ground. Compare aerial ladder and roof ladder.
10 entries in the Fire glossary beginning with "G"

© 2021 Browning Fire Department