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MI Firefighter Suspended for Alleged Drunk Driving of Fire Apparatus

A Detroit firefighter is suspended from duty after allegedly driving drunk and crashing a fire truck into a parked vehicle
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Mangohick (VA) Volunteer Fire Department Fire Apparatus Crashes, Overturns

A King William County fire truck crashed and overturned while responding to a call.

Pittsboro (NC) Volunteers Get Green Light for $1.4M Quint

Pittsboro, NC, board of commissioners gave firefighters approval to take out a loan for a $1.4M aerial at a recent meeting.

Sutphen Enters the Tractor Drawn Aerial Market

The Sutphen Corporation has expanded it apparatus offerings to include tractor drawn aerials. The first will roll off the line this fall.

Holton (KS) Fire Department Getting Grant for Fire Apparatus

The Holton Fire Department will receive $600,000 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds from the Kansas Department of Commerce’s Community Development Division to help the city purchase a new fire truck

Oto (IA) Fire Department Asks for Help with Fire Equipment

The Oto, Iowa Volunteer Fire Department is in need of help from the community after arctic weather impacted all of its fire equipment

Westmoreland (NH) Seeks Approval of $2.2M Fire Station

Westmoreland, NH, voters will have a chance to vote on whether to build a new $2.27 million fire station.

Jamaica Fire Brigade to Spend $1.9B on New Pumpers

Jamaica Fire Brigade is slated to receive up to 30 new pumpers, worth $1.9 billion in the next year.
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Rosenbauer America Announces Retirement of Donley Frederickson, Consortium Purchasing Manager

Donley Frederickson, Rosenbauer America’s Consortium Purchasing Manager, announced his retirement.

Hardin (TX) Gets Its First Aerial in History

Hardin, TX, Fire and Rescue has placed its first aerial in service, a 1995 Pierce with a 65-foot ladder.