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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.
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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...
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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...
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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.
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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...
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Temple Terrace firefighters David Burton and Andy Muzzy make American flags from retired fire equipment, reports Fox 13 News. David Burton said firehouse had one and he liked it so much that when he got a job at Temple Terrace fire department he created one for its firehouse. A year later he created a few...
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Milford Fire was at an accident involving a sewage truck that had lost thousands of gallons of sewage when their vehicle caught fire, reports Patch.com. Firefighters quickly started emptying the utility truck while one firefighter grabbed an extinguisher and the engine repositioned to provide water to extinguish the fire.