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Dan ThieWednesday, November 14, 2012 1:49:16 PMDumb ass drivers.
E Mark BalandWednesday, November 14, 2012 2:33:07 PMYeah the article describes it inaccurately, but we know this is a common problem. One of our Ladder companies has been hit four times at these scenes. Unsupervised humans!
Brandin DiewaldWednesday, November 14, 2012 3:49:14 PMPeople have no worry for anyone other then themselves come on now pay attention!
Jackie LuceWednesday, November 14, 2012 4:25:56 PMhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1JAqE99iAaA Fire Dept. that have major highways may need to look at doing this.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 6:27:39 PMI'll never understand why departments respond with ladder trucks to a vehicle accident....that's why they make rescue trucks, which is what carries our rescue tools....
Joshua StewartWednesday, November 14, 2012 8:45:09 PMWe respond with one rescue truck, one engine, and one brush truck. We use the engine since it is bigger to help block traffic and lessen the risk of injury while we are cleaning up or tearing apart the vehicles.
Joseph RobinsonWednesday, November 14, 2012 10:24:45 PMdumbass (job security).
Steven JacksonThursday, November 15, 2012 11:56:47 AMI wonder if the dumbass in the car was texting......
David E WilliamsonThursday, November 15, 2012 12:08:57 PMSome larger cities have rescue tools on the ladder truck. The reason for this is there are more ladder truck within those cities then they have rescues. Our city has 2 rescues for the entire city which covers a department of 42 fire stations. We have 19 ladders that can respond. The rescues are dispatched but if a ladder can get there quicker and pop a door thay can release to rescue who might already be assigned to another incident.
Luis R. YbarraFriday, November 16, 2012 8:10:02 AMThe engine is for pt care the second closest unit which in this case was a trk is for traffic safety.
Joe KoubekFriday, November 16, 2012 6:09:15 PMEverybody out of the gene pool!