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July 5, 2024
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Jul

FIREFIGHTER INJURED, EQUIPMENT DAMAGED IN KNOXVILLE, TN WHEN FIREWORK WAS SHOT INTO RIG

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -According to the Knoxville Fire Department, one KFD firefighter was injured in the Lonsdale community on the 4th of July. KFD Assitant Chief Mark Wilbanks said the firefighter was injured when a firework was shot into the cab of Engine 7. According to Wilbanks, Engine 7 was responding to a fire on...
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05
Jul

UPDATE: TEEN STRUCK BY INDIANA FIRE RIG HAS DIED

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — 2nd Update: The Vigo County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that the 17-year-old male who was flown to Indianapolis after being hit by a pickup truck belonging to the Prairieton Fire Department has died. In a post to Facebook, the sheriff’s office identified the boy as Tyler Wilson, of Vigo County. According to...
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05
Jul

TEEN HIT BY INDIANA FIRE RIG AT BRUSH FIRE SCENE

By WTWO/WAWV: A 17-year-old boy was flown from the scene of a brush fire in Terre Haute after being struck by a Prairieton Fire Department pick-up truck. According to the Vigo County Sheriff’s Office, the incident occurred at 10:15 p.m. on Wednesday near a residence on S. Paddock Place. Initially a brush fire call, as...
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05
Jul

FIREFIGHTERS INJURED IN CAL-FIRE APPARATUS CRASH

A CAL FIRE truck rolled over Wednesday morning, the Oroville division of the California Highway Patrol said. According to CHP, officers responded to the crash near Aguas Frias Road near Richvale Highway around 7:30 a.m. (Image: CHP Oroville) The crash occurred roughly 20 miles from where firefighters are currently battling the Thompson Fire, which began Tuesday...
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