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A bus collided with a fire truck while the emergency vehicle was at the scene of an earlier crash, reports Toronto City News. No injuries were reported in the second collision but roads were closed for a short time for the investigation and cleanup.
Police are investigating an accident which caused injury when a car crashed into a fire truck that was in passing lane of the highway with emergency lights on, reports Mid Hudson News. The driver of an SUV rear-ended the fire vehicle causing her vehicle to overturn. She was trapped inside while the child was able...
Marysville approved the purchase of new radios for its fire trucks and ambulances, reports Voice News. The radios for the fire trucks are from Digicom Global, which carries Kenwood equipment, for about $12,980, and for the ambulances from AMK Services, which specializes in Tait electronics, for about $4,880. The total of the two purchases is...
The pumpers are considered "all-hazard response units," which the department says means they are equipped with 90 percent of what is needed at every incident 90 percent of the time.
Atlanta (GA) Fire Rescue Services 91-foot mid mount aerial. Severe Service 96-inch XMFD cab and chassis; Cummins X12 500-hp engine; 82-foot horizontal reach; and 16-inch bumper extension with Warn 16,000-pound electric winch.
Southwest Gas recently donated a 2015 Ford F250 4×4, extended cab, reports Douglas Dispatch. The truck is equipped with multiple storage compartments where the EFD will be able to store some gear. This marks the third time in less than a year that Southwest Gas has donated a retired vehicles to a local organization.
The Lumby and District Fire Department has added a new bush truck to its fleet, which will serve the public in emergencies. The new truck is built to respond to wildland fires and is adaptable to other emergency calls. “This truck is replacing somewhat of a homemade solution for a bush truck. We had purchased...
Oxford (NJ) Volunteer Fire Department tanker-pumper. Freightliner M2 112 cab and chassis; Cummins L9 450EV engine; Waterous CSU 1,250-gpm pump; 3,000-gallon APR polypropylene tank; and stainless steel Newton 10-inch square dump valve with electric telescoping chutes.
Engine 247 is a new 2020 KME Predator Severe Service rescue-pumper with an aluminum body with Amdor roll-up compartment doors.