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December 20, 2013
20
Dec

MORE LADDER TRUCK ISSUES IN DC

DCFD Truck 15 filling with smoke – starter stuck on until the starter motor caught fire
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20
Dec

APPARATUS ROLLOVER IN IL

At least one person was injured this morning when a fire engine, driving west on Lynn Boulevard en route to an accident on Interstate 88, struck a patch of ice and started to skid, hitting at least one oncoming car in the process. The engine continued to skid out of control before striking the curb...
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20
Dec

FIRE APPARATUS STRIKES CIVILIAN IN CALIFORNIA

A Chino man sustained major injuries after he was struck by a fire truck in Old Town Crestline shortly after midnight on Tuesday, Dec. 10. Seandor Wayne Flis, 23, was transported to Loma Linda University Medical Center for treatment of injuries to his neck and back. His condition at the time of admittance was listed...
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20
Dec

NIOSH ADVISORY ON USING MODIFIED MILITARY SURPLUS VEHICLES

Fire fighters may be at risk for crash-related injuries while operating military surplus vehicles that have been modified for fire service use. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has summarized recommendations to prevent injuries and deaths while operating these vehicles.
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