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July 1, 2014
01
Jul

RESPONDING APPARATUS ROLLOVER IN INDIANA

On the afternoon of 7/1/14 the Center Twp. IN Fire Department (LaPorte County) was responding to a house fire when this engine rolled over while enroute.  The crash occurred at 4591 N US Hwy 35.  There were no apparent injuries to the one firefighter on board according to eye witness reports.
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01
Jul

LOUISIANA FIRE CAPTAIN KILLED-EJECTED FROM FIRE APPARATUS NO SEAT BELT

We regret to pass on to you that an apparatus crash has claimed the life of a 52 year old Louisiana Fire Captain.  He died in the Line of Duty when the fire apparatus he was driving, while unrestrained, crashed last night. Initial reports are that the 1999 Freightliner fire apparatus, registered to Bienville Fire...
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01
Jul

TEXTING, CELL PHONES AND THE EMERGENCY VEHICLE OPERATOR

First after 31 years as a member of the New York City Fire Department I decided to retire a little over a year ago.  I had a terrific career I was blessed to work with some of the best structural firefighters in the world.  I was assigned to, two great truck companies in the Bronx...
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