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Fireworks and pyrotechnics permits, said ...
Fireworks and pyrotechnics permits, said James Murua, assistant fire chief and city fire marshal, must be signed by him or Fire Chief Eric Lahey about a week before a production can take place.
Most (applicants) give us a big book of what theyre putting in their show, Murua
said, adding that these documents often include a site plan and details down to exactly how the show will synchronize with any musical accompaniment.
After it receives a permit application, the fire department visits the site on the day of the show and checks to make sure the company is setting up properly.
Depending on the show, Murua
said, the fire department will sometimes have personnel on hand during the event itself.
For example, he
said, the fire department is always on hand during events where indoor pyrotechnics are used.
For TinCaps games, were well aware of the company that does those, so we dont need to be at every game they shoot, because every show is basically the same, Murua
The vast majority of fireworks applications submitted to the city are approved, Murua
noted that while it is a rarity, applications have been denied in the past.
There have been shows where people have wanted to do fireworks at certain sites (that arent approved) or they dont have all their documentation in place, he
agreed with Kingsburys sentiment, noting that more often than not, people shooting off their own fireworks present more of a hazard than professional companies.
The companies we work with, they do clean up after themselves after the shows, so things dont get left behind, he
“There was a large amount of ...
“There was a large amount of fire,” Jim Murua, assistant chief and fire marshal for the city, said.
With so much fire already consuming the two-story home, firefighters first set up in defensive positions and knocked down as many flames as they could before they switched to an offensive approach, a statement from the department said.
Palmersheim said a neighbor told her three booms came from the home in the fire's early stages, but Murua
said it was too early to release a possible cause.
Fort Wayne Fire Department
The Fort Wayne Fire Department (FWFD) promoted Captain James Murua to District Chief - Fire Marshal, today at the Fort Wayne City Clerk's Office.
A 22-year veteran of the department, Murua served previously as a captain in the FWFD Prevention Bureau working for the Fire Code Enforcement Division.
His new duties will include overseeing the FWFD Prevention Bureau which encompasses the Fire Code Enforcement Division and Fire Safety Educators and staff at the Survive Alive House at Safety Village.
The chance of surviving a fire ...
The chance of surviving a fire significantly increases when you have a working smoke alarm," Assistant Chief Jim Murua, Fire Marshal of the Fort Wayne Fire Department, said.
Fort Wayne Fire Department
Asst. Chief - Fire Marshal/Fire Prevention Bureau