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11
May

MAN STEALS FLORIDA FIRE TRUCK FROM SCENE

Gainesville Police say Juan Lopez, 23, stole a Gainesville Fire Rescue support truck while crews treated a cardiac patient early Sunday. Police say the Chiefland man had been fighting with his wife at the Kangaroo Express gas station on Archer Road near I-75 around 4 a.m. Sunday. Lopez’s wife claims the man was too drunk...
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09
May

NEW LAFD HEAVY RESCUE 56

PHOTO GALLERY HERE:https://www.facebook.com/LosAngelesFireDepartment/posts/1171419566222558 For more than 130 years, your ‪#‎LosAngeles‬ ‪#‎FireDepartment‬ has been called to often dramatic and challenging rescues. Since 1948, the LAFD has maintained in service, a series of Heavy Utility / Heavy Rescue vehicles designed to expertly manage uncommon scenarios at which life, property and the environment hang in the balance. Built to LAFD specification...
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09
May

The Most Powerful Fire Truck in The World – Big Wind

The massive truck was created in Hungary back in the early 1990’s. In an esteemed stroke of innovation, the Hungarian company MB Drilling that manufactured this monster attached 2 MIG engines to a Soviet Tank. [youtube_sc url=”https://youtu.be/j7Ss3BMrscE”] Big Wind was designed to eliminate some of the most catastrophic fires faced in the world, particularly those...
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08
May

HANOVER, PA FIREFIGHTER KILLED BY CRASH NOT HEART ATTACK

A Hanover firefighter’s cause of death was changed from a coronary event to trauma from the crash he was in while responding to a fire in March, the York County Coroner’s Office said. Although the coroner initially said the death of Earl Shoemaker, 68, was not caused by injuries from the March 12 crash, the York County...
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04
May

Chicago's Aging Fire Equipment Discovered by News Crew

The I-Team is investigating major equipment that Chicago firefighters say is so old it puts them and the public at risk. They are startling figures: 40 percent of the city’s fire department engines and ladder trucks are too old for safe front-line use, according to industry standards. And within a year, that fire hazard will...
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