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Connecticut department welcomes new fire boat
One Connecticut fire department’s new apparatus is ready to drop anchor wherever it’s needed. The Guilford Fire Department’s $457,000 fire boat replaces a previous boat from 1988, according to From For firefighting from Long Island Sound, the boat is equipped with multiple water sources – the water cannon/water monitor in the front center ...
VIDEO: DC fire truck, police car collide
A DC fire truck heading to a call collided with a DC police car Monday. From Police say they received a call at around 4:08 p.m. about the head-on collision between the two vehicles in the 2900 block of Porter Street. The police cruiser suffered heavy damage to the front driver’s side with its ...
North Carolina department welcomes 2 new Smeal fire trucks
One North Carolina department welcomed two new Smeal fire trucks. The Hickory Fire Department rigs cost about $1.3 million total, according to From The ladder truck will allow the fire department to pump more water out to further distances, with a ladder that extends to 105 feet and can hold up to 750 ...
Community asked to help with historic fire truck restoration
Firefighters in Michigan are trying to restore their 1948 fire truck. Members of Traverse City Fire Department-Local 646 is looking for the public’s help in funding the project, according to Firefighters bought the rig, which served over 30 years in Traverse City, off Craigslist. Read more about the rig on and see pictures ...
Georgia fire truck went off road after being hit by car
A Georgia fire truck went off the road Friday after it was hit by a car. The driver of the car was attempting to go around stopped traffic when she hit the fire truck in Dawson County, From The collision forced the truck to leave the road and down a 30 foot ravine. ...
New Pierce serving Loleta Volunteer Fire Department in California
There’s a new Pierce fire truck serving the Loleta Volunteer Fire Department in California. The Pierce Ultimate Configuration truck was custom made for the department, according to From The PUC engine eliminates the pumphouse feature of some vehicles, which means there is a shorter wheelbase for easier maneuvering. The pump panel on the ...
New Ferrara fire truck used to train future firefighters in Louisiana
A new Ferrara fire truck will help train future firefighters in Louisiana. The Del Mar College Regional Fire Academy cadets have been training on the $268,000 rig, according to From “We’re very thankful to have the truck,” said Michael Schmidt, Battalion Chief and training instructor at Del Mar College. “Our other one is ...
Road gives out under Russian fire truck
A Russian fire truck had to be rescued from a sinkhole earlier this week. The rig was headed to a fire when authorities say a car cut in front of the truck, according to As the driver of the fire truck stopped, the road beneath the truck failed. The truck, with a tank full of ...
Knoxville police wash fire trucks after losing bet
The fire trucks in Knoxville, Tenn. are shiny and clean thanks to the police department. Members of the police and fire departments on who could raise the most money for charity — the fire department won, according to The rigs were going to be washed a little sooner, but rain delayed the cleaning. Check ...
1884 Maine fire truck identified by bullet hole
An antique Maine fire truck visited its first home after being identified by a bullet hole. The 1884 steam Engine was shot at in the 1950s and researchers compared the mark on the rig to an old photograph to confirm it was their truck, reported. A Massachusetts railroad company bought the rig in 1957 ...
VIDEO: Mississippi fire truck damaged by tractor trailer at crash scene
A Mississippi fire truck was damaged when it was struck by a tractor trailer on the scene of another crash. Jackson firefighters responded to a car fire with a fatality when the incident happened Monday, reported. A witness to the crash told “I moved into the right lane and that’s when I noticed ...
Ohio fire station damaged when fire truck door hits column
An Ohio fire station was damaged after the door of a fire truck hit a column of the building. The Bazetta Township fire truck was headed to a grass fire Friday but a back door of the rig wasn’t closed as the firefighters pulled out of the station, according to From [Bazetta Township Fire ...
Connecticut department will soon welcome new Ferrara fire truck
A 2016 Ferrara fire truck is headed to Connecticut. The Ferrara Igniter will soon be serving in Montville, according to When the rig gets to Connecticut, it will still need to be equiped before it’s ready for service, reported. It will replace a heavy rescue truck. Read the full story on
Video: 1933 Mack fire truck restored in New York
A 1933 Mack fire truck is back home and restored in the New York community it once served. Four volunteer firefighters worked for 2 1/2 years to make Greenport Fire Department’s old rig look new, according to From “Raccoons lived in it and holes had rusted through the seat,” Mr. Jester said, recalling ...
New E-One to start serving Alabama community
There’s a new E-One serving on Alabama community. Engine No. 3 belongs to the Eufaula Fire Department, with its 1,000 gallon water tank and four attack connections, according to “It is also equipped with a back-up camera that is viewed through the same Vista display. This camera is very helpful on backing the apparatus ...
Maryland fire truck damaged after taking “evasive action” responding to a fire call
A Maryland fire truck was damaged Monday night when it ran off the side of the road. The Prince George’s County Fire Department rig was headed to a report of a fire at the time, according to the department’s Public Information Officer, Mark Brady, on Twitter. Brady tweeted, “Engine took evasive action to avoid hitting ...
Fiji firefighters welcome new fire truck
The National Fire Authority in Fiji welcomed its first aerial platform ladder fire truck this week. The rig was built by a New Zealand company, Fraser Fire, according to The new truck has a 72 foot ladder, enabling firefighters to better fight blazes in high rises. The truck and two new ambulances cost about ...
Washington fire truck damaged after falling into ditch
A fire truck in Washington state was damaged after it fell into a ditch Thursday. The Clark County Fire and Rescue rig had been taken for maintenance and a mechanic was headed back to the fire station when the incident happened, There isn’t word yet on just how much damage was done to the ...
VIDEO: Miami-Dade’s 2015 Rosenbauer fire truck decidated to 343 FDNY firefighters who died on 9/11
video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player Miami-Dade Fire Rescue’s 2015 Rosenbauer was dedicated Friday to the 343 FDNY firefighters who died on September 11, 2001. From On Friday, the firehouse unveiled one of its trucks which was outfitted with a white over red paint scheme to resemble the FDNY’s apparatus, complete with a display of ...
VIDEO: Virginia fire truck damaged by cement
video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player A Virginia fire truck was damaged Sunday after it was hit by a piece of cement while responding to a call. The cement hit Danville Fire Department’s Engine 5 in the door and a window, according to From Battalion Chief Brian Alderson said several pieces hit the truck ...