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The town's insurance company said code violations made it unsafe to house fire equipment; officials said it's going to add 11 minutes to their response times
They used the radio, lights and sirens to keep traffic away and put the rig in a ditch, narrowly missing a concrete culver; no one was injured.
The motorcyclist failed to yield to the rig at an intersection; the crash is under investigation.
City officials admit new trucks are needed and said they plan to buy more; they did not say how fast or how many.
Firefighters were on their way to a laundry dryer fire; they were taken to a hospital for minor injuries
The sheriff was assisting a victim at a motor vehicle accident when he was struck by the rig; he suffered non-life threatening injuries and has been released from the hospital
A rear door of the engine wasn’t latched and struck a support column; no one was injured
The deal was whichever department had the least increased charitable giving had to wash the other department's vehicles
The driver of the car had to be extricated and was taken to the hospital with unknown injuries
The gear was stolen while some of the firefighters were asleep during a break; one firefighter's jacket and helmet were stolen
Fire departments are choosing rapid-response vehicles to save money; here are three steps to protect that investment.
For some fire departments, smaller is better when it comes to ambulances.
For the second time in one week, a D.C. Fire and EMS ambulance was not immediately available for an infant emergency call
A piece that came through a window hit a firefighter and a laptop in the rig; none of the firefighters were seriously hurt
One fire truck suffered body damage, while two others were OK; no firefighters were injured
The firefighter suffered a head injury after falling 12 feet onto a paved parking lot; fire officials said he's moving all of his extremities
The two military surplus trucks were free and carry 130 gallons of foam that will be used for airport and railroad emergencies.
Paramedics began transporting a critically ill 5-month-old aboard the rig because an ambulance was unavailable; the boy didn't survive
The fire department lost its primary fire truck in the blaze, which was likely started by an electrical short in the cab of the rig
The fire chief said students in the program may one day work for his department, so he said the donation will pay off by providing the best possible training