Apr
18
2014

KY APPARATUS CRASH

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Three vehicles were involved in a crash, including a Middletown Fire Department truck. The accident occurred in the 200 block of English Station Road. Three people have been transported to the hospital, none of which came from the fire truck. There were no road closures. It’s not known how severe the injuries are.
Apr
17
2014

MI FF INVOLVED IN FATAL RESPONDING POV CRASH

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A motorist was killed Thursday morning after their vehicle was struck by a Comstock Township firefighter who was responding to a head-on crash on Sprinkle Road, Kalamazoo County Sheriff Richard Fuller said. Kalamazoo County Sheriff Richard Fuller on the Sprinkle Road fatal accident. The fatal crash, which occurred between East Michigan Avenue and East Main
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Apr
16
2014

FIRE APPARATUS DRUNK DRIVING CRASH IN NJ

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An Elmwood Park fire captain had a blood alcohol content 2½ times the legal limit when he crashed a firetruck while returning from a call over the weekend, CLIFFVIEW PILOT has learned. Russell Fenn IV, 37, was “visibly swaying” after the engine slammed into several utility poles on East 54th Street and Molnar Drive around
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Apr
16
2014

LA APPARATUS CRASH WITH CRITICAL INJURIES!

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At least 6 people were critically hurt (some reports are up to 10) after two apparatus collided with each other, struck pedestrians and then crashed into a building in Monterey Park (Calif) just a little while ago. Initial reports are that the Alhambra apparatus collided with a Monterey Park apparatus engine, sending the apparatus into a restaurant on the corner.
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Apr
15
2014

TX FIRE APPARATUS COLLIDE RESPONDING

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Two fire trucks collided Monday morning while responding to a fire on the West Side and two firefighters were taken to the hospital. The crash occurred in the 2200 block of S. Zarzamora near U.S. 90 at around 11:05 a.m. and the two firefighters were not seriously injured but were taken to the hospital for
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Apr
15
2014

FIRE DEPARTMENT AMBULANCE STRIKES LOW OVERPASS-MEMBERS INJURED

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A Hempstead (Long Island, NY) Volunteer FD Rescue Squad Ambulance struck a low overpass today, injuring several members. The ambulance, returning from the hospital, struck the bridge-3 members were injured but all were NLT
Apr
13
2014

NJ APPARATUS BURN AT BRUSH FIRE

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Vehicles from two area fire companies were destroyed in a large brush fire that was battled for nearly four hours Sunday on the city’s west side. There were, however, no reported firefighter injuries. The vehicles burned were brush trucks from the Pennsville and Elsinboro fire companies. Firefighters were inside the fire area when the wind
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Apr
10
2014

KANSAS TANKER ROLLOVER

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A Fire Lieutenant received minor injuries after the 2000 gallon tanker that he was driving rolled over onto its side early Wednesday morning. While operating at a mutual aid wild land pasture fire in rural Wabaunsee County, KS (west of Topeka), a Lieutenant with Shawnee County Fire District #4 was moving the tanker to reestablish
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Apr
10
2014

RESPONDING ENGINE VS. TILLER CRASH IN CA

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Two Daly City firefighters were hospitalized Wednesday morning after two fire trucks collided on their way to a call, officials said. Emergency crews responded about 9:30 a.m. to the crash in the 1100 block of Brunswick Street, North County Fire Inspector Klaus Zolinskis said. The two injured firefighters were transported to an area hospital, where
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Apr
10
2014

PA WOMEN HOSPITALIZED AFTER RESPONDING ENGINE CRASH

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A 29-year-old Coatesville woman was sent to a hospital Monday morning with back pain after her Jeep swerved into the side of a fire truck on its way to an apartment fire. Erin Griffy of the 100 block of Harlan Drive was traveling eastbound in her 2012 Jeep Patriot on Lincoln Highway at around 10:30
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