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10
Apr

MAN ATTACKS FIRE TRUCK IN AUSTRALIA

Firefighters were forced to take cover after a man twice attacked a fire truck, but the attacker has come off second best – falling and knocking himself out. It is the second attack on emergency services staff in a little over a week, after a paramedic was left with a broken foot, cuts and bruises...
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09
Apr

3 OK FIREFIGHTERS INJURED IN CRASH INVOLVING 2 BRUSH TRUCKS

Two Twin City Fire Department brush trucks were involved in a wreck while returning from a grass fire this week, putting both out of commission right during red flag warning season. Three firefighters are also recovering from injuries from the wreck. According to local television station KFOR News Channel 4, three of the community’s eight volunteer...
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09
Apr

2 GA INMATE FIREFIGHTERS INJURED IN APPARATUS CRASH

Two Dooly State Prison inmates were injured Wednesday while responding to a fire call outside the prison. That’s according to an email from a Georgia Department of Corrections spokeswoman. Gwendolyn Hogan said it happened just after noon Wednesday. Inmate Shown Woolley was driving the fire truck and inmate Christopher Sears was a passenger. She said...
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04
Apr

Toledo Sued For Wrongful Death Of Man Struck By Hose

The estate of a man killed by a hose dragging behind a Toledo Fire Department engine company in 2014, has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city. Lonnie Holmes, 59, was struck by an attack hoseline being dragged behind a responding engine company on October 18, 2014. Holmes was riding his bike at the...
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03
Apr

FIRE APPARATUS CRASH KILLS 10 YEAR OLD CHILD, OTHERS CRITICAL, FIREFIGHTERS INJURED AS WELL

Terrible news out of Mississippi. A child is dead after an apparatus vs SUV crash this afternoon involving a fire truck on Mississippi 43 in Rankin County, near Jackson. Initial reports are that a Lake Harbor Fire Department tanker collided with a Ford Escape in or near an intersection sometime before 1445 hours. Two firefighters...
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