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1949 Canadian fire truck lights up for holidays
A Canadian city’s first brand new fire truck is on display with extra lights this holiday season. Port Moody Fire Rescue pumper Number 1 is surrounded by glass at the Port Moody Inlet Center and for now, it’s decorated with lights. From Driving.CA: The 1949 Mercury M400 cab and chassis was outfitted as a pumper ...

VIDEO: Kentucky firefighters injured when rig crashed into tree
Six Kentucky firefighters were injured after their fire truck went off the road and hit a tree Tuesday. Officials told the Anderson County firefighters were responding to a crash nearby at the time. From Shortly after the accident, WKYT talked to Noal Cotton who owns the property where the fire truck crashed. He ...

VIDEO: Arkansas fire captain gives tour of department’s new Pierce
Walk along with Capt. Damon Reed, Conway Fire Department in Arkansas, as he does a final inspection of new Truck 5. Though the video was posted this week, Pierce’s website says the truck was delivered in October. The rig replaces a 1998 Pierce. “We’ve just used it so much that it’s worn out,” Reed explains ...

VIDEO: Memorial dedicated to Indiana firefighters killed in fire truck crash in 1982
video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player Five Indiana firefighters, who died 32 years ago when their fire truck crashed, were remembered with a new memorial Sunday. From On July 31, 1982, they were responding to a reported house fire when the load shifted in the engine they were in. It left the roadway, crashed through ...

VIDEO: Take a tour of Atlanta’s Truck 1
Take a look around Atlanta’s Station 1 in this video by TheMajestirium1 on YouTube. T-1, a KME tractor-drawn aerial, had to leave for a call at the end of the video. Check out more videos from TheMajestirium1 in Atlanta on YouTube.

Maryland fire truck backed into station
A Maryland fire station was damaged Thursday when one of its fire trucks backed into the garage doors. None of the 15 firefighters who were inside the Cape Saint Claire Volunteer Fire Department at the time were hurt, reported. From The driver and officer in charge made the decision to back in, and ...

VIDEO: Los Angeles County Fire Department’s new tender from KME
The Los Angeles County Fire Department is getting a new tender and Ryan Slane with KME gives us a peak in a video recently posted to YouTube. The new rig with a Peterbilt 6×6 commercial chasis is built for on and off road firefighting, according to Slane. “The drop frame allows the water tank to be ...

Tennessee firefighter dies when his tanker, log truck collide
A Tennessee firefighter died Tuesday after the tanker he was driving to a call collided with a truck. “We had a structure fire, a house fire,” Hardin County Fire Chief Melvin Martin told “While responding, one of our tankers was involved in an accident with an 18-wheeler log truck.” The log truck driver died ...

Australian fire department’s latest rig reaches new heights
One Australian fire department is able to reach new heights thanks to a new fire truck. The Combination Aerial Pumping Appliance took the Metropolitan Fire Service in Adelaide three years to plan, reported. From The Combination Aerial Pumping Appliance, known as CAPA, is said to be unique in Australia for its capacity for ...

New Smeal approved in Illinois
Image from A new Smeal will be on the streets of Winnetka, Illinois next year. Only Smeal bid to build the rig and came in under Winnetka Village’s $615,000 budget, reported. From Stepping up following the council’s unanimous approval of the purchase of the fire engine, Winnetka resident John Roberts expressed his ...

Old Pennsylvania fire truck to bring toys to St. Louis-area hospitals
An old Pennsylvania fire truck is bringing toys to children in St. Louis-area hospitals this holiday season. The Fire Truck O’Toys program was started four years ago by a now 15-year-old who had spent Christmas in the hospital one year, reported. Mackenzie Scott’s neighbor was a firefighter and had the truck with Masontown, PA ...

VIDEO: Pushing-in ceremony for new Maryland fire truck
A Maryland department welcomed a new Pierce with a pushing-in ceremony in October. A lot of Bingo games and a carnival helped the Walkersville Volunteer Fire Company afford the new rig, according to From Walkersville Volunteer Fire Company Chief Matt Staley spoke some about the $1,114,000 truck which weighs in at about 82,000 ...

New Ferrara to serve Texas city
A new Ferrara fire truck will soon be on the streets of Brownwood, Texas. The 2013 rig is a demo that cost the city $971,883, according to From Truck 1 — the Brownwood Fire Department’s newest acquisition — is 49 feet long, and you have to remember to make wide turns, [firefighter Matt] ...

VIDEO: Fire truck hits police helicopter in Chile
A fire truck hit a police helicopter during an emergency call in Chile Sunday. The helicopter had landed to transport three injured police officers, and reported. Seen at about 2 minutes into the video above, the fire truck was moving near the helicopter. The rig hit the helicopter’s blades and the helicopter began spinning ...

VIDEO: Fire trucks take center stage in New Jersey holiday parade
Over 200 fire apparatus from New Jersey and other east coast states rumbled through the streets of Wallington, New Jersey, Saturday. It was the largest number of rigs ever for the 13th annual parade, reported. Many of those in attendance were honoring two firefighters who lost their lives during 2014 — a father killed in ...

Florida firefighter injured when fire truck rolls over his legs
A Florida firefighter was hospitalized Thanksgiving morning after his legs were run over by a fire truck. The 12-year veteran of the Boca Raton Fire Department was on the scene of a fire alarm at a home, according to From John Luca, president of the Boca firefighter’s union, said that McBrien apparently suffered ...

VIDEO: Ohio fire truck runs off road
An Ohio fire truck had to be rescued out of a ditch Wednesday after it went off the side of the road. The Boardman firefighters were headed to an emergency call when the incident happened, reported. One firefighter was transported to the hospital. The full story is on .

New KME welcomed on Martha’s Vineyard
One Massachusetts island town welcomed a new KME earlier this month. Edgartown Fire Department’s new Engine One was designed with a shorter wheelbase to fit on some of the town’s roads on Martha’s Vineyard but doesn’t lack enough space for firefighters and gear, according to From For example, the rear seats were reduced ...

Scottish man banned from driving after not yielding to fire truck
A Scottish man who authorities said would not move over for a fire truck headed to an emergency in April was banned from driving last week. The judge banned the 67-year-old from driving for two months and fined, but John McIntyre then drove home so the judge extended the ban to a year, reported. From ...

Wood shop students help restore 1929 Pirsch in Texas
A 1929 Pirsch in Texas looks new again thanks in part to a lot of hard work by some high school students. Ten years ago, the Longview Fire Department got the rig back after “it had been sitting out in a pasture,” Battalion Chief William Edwards told From The restoration, which included placing ...

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