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VIDEO: Virginia department has plow to go ahead of fire trucks when it snows
Firefighters at one Virginia department have had some extra help getting to emergencies in the snow. The Chesterfield Fire Department bought two of the $45,000 pick-ups with plows about a year ago, WRIC.com reported. They remove snow and put down sand in front of the garage bays at fire stations. They also head out before ...


VIDEO: San Jose Fire Museum to move into old fire station
It’s taken 10 years to purchase but the San Jose Fire Museum will be moving into an old fire station. A partner spent $1 million to help the museum purchase the building, which will house antique fire trucks and other memorabilia, SpartanDaily.com reported. From SpartanDaily.com: “In the beginning, we tried to lease the building from ...


VIDEO: Texas fire truck damaged in crash
A Texas fire truck was damaged when it was struck in the back while on the scene of a crash. Denison Assistant Fire Chief Bill Ray told KXII.com the E-One will be out weeks until it repairs can be made. Read more and watch the video on KXII.com.


Malaysian firefighters hurt when fire truck overturned
Three Malaysian firefighters were hurt when their fire truck overturned. The crew was headed to a fire Monday, NST.com.my reported. According to NST.com.my, the driver was “making a sharp turn” when the rig rolled over. The firefighters were taken to the hospital. Read more about the crash on NST.com.my and more about the fire they ...


VIDEO: New KME delivered in California
Soon there will be a new KME on the streets of one area of California. The new Grass Valley rig, which took a year to build, is replacing a 2003 truck, TheUnion.com reported. The KME was paid for with funds from “Measure N,” a proposal passed by voters which raised taxes. “It gives us bigger ...


Pennsylvania firefighters work to keep apparatus warm in frigid temperatures
A Pennsylvania fire truck’s exhaust pipe became a glove warmer during a house fire Friday. The Bradford firefighters fought the blaze in single digit temperatures, BradfordEra.com reported. “Ladders reached the point where they were almost unclimbable today, they end up like one big huge icicle,” Bradford Township Fire Chief Dan Burkhouse told BradfordEra.com. Extra crews ...


VIDEO: Nebraska Captain remembered on fire truck
A Nebraska department is remembering a firefighter lost to cancer by painting her name on one of its fire trucks. Nine months ago, Captain Laura Larson lost her battle against ovarian cancer, according to JRN.com. Engine 56 was her rig for part of the 14 years she was with the department. “We thought what better ...


Michigan department gets $1 million donation for new fire truck
A Michigan fire department received a $1 million donation to purchase a new fire truck. The John and Melissa Besse Foundation gave the money to the Escanaba Township Volunteer Fire Department, UpperMichigansSource.com reported. The new truck will have a 100-foot aerial platform and one firefighter told UpperMichigansSource.com, “This will enable us to access roofs in ...


Pennsylvania fire truck involved in crash with pickup
A Pennsylvania fire truck and a pickup collided Tuesday morning. The Community Fire Company rig was headed to a fire at the time, according to WGAL.com. Lower Windsor Police Chief Tim Caldwell told WGAL.com, “Most of the damage sustained to the pickup truck was sustained because of the fact that the fire truck did not ...


VIDEO: Tour of the NY E-One plant
Take a tour of E-One‘s factory in Hamburg, New York. This 75,000 square foot location produces the company’s stainless steel rigs. Stainless steel, specifically marine-grade stainless which is used here, gives fire trucks high corrosion resistance, the narrator tells viewers. Rigs were first built in Hamburg in the 1970s and the first class-A pumper was ...


Virginia fire truck flips on side with 4 firefighters inside
A Virginia fire truck overturned while responding to a fire, sending four firefighters to the hospital Friday. The Spotsylvania County crew pulled themselves out of the truck, which was on its side, according to NBC12.com. From Fredericksburg.com: [Deputy Fire Chief Joseph Sposa] said there were four personnel aboard the the unit at the time and ...


Tennesse fire truck overturned while responding to fire
A Tennessee fire truck was damaged when it overturned headed to a call Wednesday. The Millsfield volunteer firefighter drove off the side of the road as he responded to a house fire, WBBJTV.com reported. “I got a lot of cuts and scrapes. One big cut on my hand, and a bruise on the right side ...


Oklahoma chief injured when fire truck exploded
An Oklahoma fire chief is in the hospital after a fire truck exploded in his fire station. Bristow Fire Chief David McSpadden suffered a brokenjspine and jaw, among other injuries, when he was thrown off a step in the explosion, according to NewsOn6.com. From NewsOn6.com: Chief McSpadden was working on a tanker truck Tuesday afternoon ...


California ambulance burns in fire station
A California ambulance was destroyed by flames inside its own fire station Monday morning. From CBS13: A [Sacramento Metro Fire Department] spokesperson says firefighters were sleeping when they smelled smoke coming from the garage. Their firefighting gear was located in the area where the ambulance caught fire, so they had to use a garden hose ...


Michigan department welcomes second Rosenbauer in less than 6 months
A Michigan department will have fewer fire trucks in its fleet after a second new Rosenbauer. Summit Township Fire Department got its first new rig in October and the second this past week, MLive.com reported. Engine 19 and Engine 41 will be two of three fire trucks in the department’s fleet. From MLive.com: With the ...


Illinois chief hit, killed by fire truck
An Illinois fire chief died after he was hit by a fire truck Thursday. Kenneth Lehr had been the chief of the Medora Fire Department since 2006, according to KSDK.com. He was 59. From TheTelegraph.com: “He was called to assist at the scene where a tree had fallen and broke a man’s leg, and he ...


New fire truck welcomed in Georgia
There’s a new heavy rescue fire truck at the Rockdale County Fire-Rescue Department in Georgia. The new rig, whose funding came through special taxes, cost about $650,000, RockdaleCitizen.com reported. It will replace a 1998 fire truck. From RockdaleCitizen.com: Capt. Donald Bowen gave an overview of the truck Thursday, outlining advanced equipment, some of which is ...


VIDEO: Connecticut fire truck stuck in ditch
A Connecticut fire truck was headed to a house fire but instead ended up in a ditch on an icy road Tuesday. Columbia Volunteer Fire Department Engine 205 was only about 100 feet away from the emergency scene when it ran off the road, NorwichBulletin.com reported. A tow truck was called to get the rig out of the ...


Pennsylvania department to get new fire truck
Some Pennsylvania firefighters will be getting a new Pierce this year. Dunmore’s council approved the $980,000 rig for the Dunmore Fire Department, TheTimes-Tribune.com reported. The new fire truck, which will take about 10 months to build, will carry up to 500 gallons of water, according to TheTimes-Tribune.com. It will be replacing a rig, Ladder 6 ...


Five fire trucks destroyed by blaze at Wyoming station
Five fire trucks were destroyed by blaze in their Ten Sleep, Wyoming station Saturday. From Trib.com: The firehouse exploded a little before 7 p.m., after snow from the roof frayed a propane line, causing gas to slowly fill the building’s interior. Once the gas reached the heating system, the structure ignited, Ten Sleep Fire Chief ...





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