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These unwieldy beasts make up a large percentage of apparatus crashes; follow these sound safety procedures to tame that beast and keep firefighters safe. ...
More than a shiny place to mount the Q, planning the front bumper function is a big part of specifying a new truck. ...
Each grant is worth $50K; one will help buy a new ambulance, the other will go toward a new pumper. ...
Both trucks being replaces are more than 30 years old; mayor objects to the purchase saying money is not available. ...
Two firefighters were ejected and three had to be extricated; two are in critical condition and three are in serious condition. ...
Gary Lee Philpot, 34, was released from duty because he did not comply with the terms of his probationary status ...
Grants can be used for repairing, building or renovating facilities, new equipment purchase, debt reduction and training and certification of staff. ...
After a lifetime of building aluminum trucks, E-One rolled out a 105-foot steel tower. ...
The recalls are related to sudden engine shut down and malfunctioning handles that may cause doors to open during a crash. ...
Like beauty, perfection is in the eye of the beholder, and when it comes to ladder trucks, truckies have a keener sense than most of what makes a perfect truck. ...
Restored with care and love or rusting alone in a forgotten field, old fire trucks contain what we value most stories. ...
One firefighter is in critical condition; the others were transported to a hospital, with undisclosed injuries. ...
It's a big purchase that's meant to last a long time; fire truck buying is not something any department can afford to get wrong. ...
Firefighter Patrick Cullum discusses the pain and lessons from an incident that killed Chief Kenneth Lehr and his desire to honor his mentor and friend. ...
Roadsides are among the most dangerous environments firefighters and medics enter; here are ways to keep your crew safe on scene. ...
A perfectly restored fire truck is the envy of many a fire departments, here's what you need to know to take an old rig from rust bucket to beauty queen. ...
Technology and innovation are improving safety and functionality at the tip of the ladder. ...
The pick up truck uses both compressed natural gas and gasoline; the fire chief expects to save 80 percent on gasoline. ...
The 18-year-old male was running lights and sirens on his stolen-truck joy ride. ...
They were charged $25,000 for improper training and equipment after a firefighter was killed and three others hurt ...