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East Lansing’s Fire Department dedicated a new 100-foot-ladder truck, reports WILX 10. The truck came fully equipped with features and modifications that will allow firefighter-paramedics to work extended periods of time. The truck also has the capability to fight fires in buildings up to eight stories high.
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Waterbury voters will be asked to approve as much as $1 million to replace a pair of pumper trucks, reports Waterbury Record. One of the pumper trucks requires significant engine repairs, with estimates exceeding $20,000. The other truck contains a significant crack in its 750-gallon water tank. Purchasing trucks next year would cost $512,453 per...
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Two fire trucks are out of commission following an accident during the response to a fire on Clark Island, reports News Center Maine. An Owls Head pumper tank truck ended up on its side. The driver of the Owls Head truck suffered a head injury and the passenger complained of back and neck pain. The...
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Morehead City will hold a dedication ceremony for a 1925 American LaFrance fire truck which the city has raised money to purchase from a private collector, reports Carteret County News-Times. The city launched the “Bring Back the Real Steel” campaign to raise funds to purchase the truck, which was operated by the Morehead City Fire...
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 Two FDNY fire trucks crashed on their way to an emergency and injured nearly a dozen firefighters and a pedestrian, reports WABC-TV. Authorities say the trucks, from Ladder 113 and Engine 249, were on their way to a report of smoke in Crown Heights when they collided at the intersection.