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The Pine Brook Volunteer Fire Department welcomed its new 55-foot ladder truck, reports Tap Into Montville. The new Pierce “sky-boom” truck was purchased to fulfill a specific need, said Pine Brook fire fighter, vice president, and lieutenant Justin Lizza. The department needed a smaller length ladder truck to fit in residents’ driveways to extinguish fires,...
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 The Cape Coral Fire Department has upgraded a ladder truck to provide the same services as an ambulance, reports Fox 4 Southwest Florida. Basic Life Support (BLS) is provided by EMTs. Advanced Life Support (ALS) is provided by certified paramedics. This advanced care includes administering intravenous medications and fluids, cardiac monitoring, and advanced airway techniques....
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San Diego County (CA) Fire Authority Type 3 wildland unit. International 7400 SFA cab and chassis; Cummins L9 330-hp engine; Hale RSD 1,000-gpm PTO pump; 500-gallon polypropylene water tank.
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The City of Everett was awarded a grant of over $900,000.00 to help with the purchase of two new fire engines to replace older models, reports myeverettnews.com. The first of those two engines was “rolled-in” to its new home. To mark Fire Prevention Week the Everett Fire Department is hosting an open house at Station 5 from...
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City council members approved the purchase of an $870,000 fire truck for the Palestine Fire Department, reports Palestine Herald-Press. The truck, financed over 10 years, will replace the aged “Tower 1” ladder-truck. The department could have refurbished Tower 1, but that would have cost more than $500,000 and lasted only 10 years. The quint, built...
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A Detroit fire truck reportedly slammed into vehicles at a gas station, reports WWJ 950. The truck was near the intersection when it lost control and slammed into at least two vehicles, before hitting a utility pole and bringing down power lines outside a gas station.
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CustomFIRE—Sheboygan Falls (WI) Fire Department pumper. Spartan Gladiator cab and chassis; Cummins L9 450-hp engine; Waterous CSUC20 1,500-gpm pump; 1,000-gallon polypropylene water tank.