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An unidentified male briefly stole a Cocoa Fire Department district chief’s truck in Cocoa Village, reports Florida Today. The suspect abandoned the fire vehicle a short distance away at Bank of America on Brevard Avenue, then fled the area on foot. He was wearing a blue T-shirt and tan or khaki pants.
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A suspected drunken man rammed a Cleveland fire truck several times, reports Cleveland 19 News. According to a CFD official, the fire truck was parked sideways on Octavia Avenue, and firefighters were using the truck’s lights to help EMS find a possibly violent man in the neighborhood. A suspected drunken driver jumped in a car,...
Equipment

The Madrid fire department is the benefactor of $2,500 award from America’s Farmers Grow Communities run by the Bayer Fund, reports The Grant Tribune Sentinel. For more than 10 years, the Bayer Fund has awarded more than 1,000 donations to eligible nonprofit organizations each year. Mike Lee, chief of the MVFD, said the mobile training...
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Grand Junction Fire Department will welcome two new fire engines by the start of the new year, reports KJCT 8 ABC. These new engines will be replacing two older engines at Stations #3 and #4. Fire Crews run over 16,000 calls a year. These new engines come from the fire department budget, as part of...
Apparatus

Dixie Volunteer Fire Department recently took possession of a new fire truck – a 2019 E1 Typhoon Custom Pumper, reports The Pine Belt News. Meetings regarding the truck, which has a price tag of about $458,000, began about 18 months ago when members of the department sat down with E1 personnel to discuss the needs...