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30
Dec

APPARATUS CRASH IN SAN FRAN

A fire truck and Mercedes station wagon collided at Fifth and Howard Streets on Sunday morning, injuring two firefighters, according to San Francisco police. The crash happened when the driver of the Mercedes heading west on Howard failed to yield to the lights and sirens of a ladder truck traveling north on Fifth, said San...
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28
Dec

APPARATUS STRIKES/KILLS PEDESTRIAN IN VA

A pedestrian died Friday evening after being struck by a Stafford County fire truck that was responding to a call. The pedestrian was struck in the 500 block of Warrenton Road (U.S. 17) at 8:42 p.m., according to a news release from Bill Kennedy, public information officer for the sheriff’s office. Kennedy said the sheriff’s...
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26
Dec

POWER LINE FALLS ON DETROIT LADDER TRUCK TRAPPING FF, ANOTHER INJURED AT CHRISTMAS NIGHT FIRE

Thanks to Dave Statter www.Statter911.com for this story. A power line that fell from a burning apartment building in Detroit last night, draping across a ladder truck and trapping at least one firefighter until the arrival of the power company. Another firefighter was treated and released for burns received while fighting the fire. WXYZ-TV: Crews...
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25
Dec

HOLE APPEARS IN OK BRIDGE DURING APPARATUS RESPONSE OVER IT

Some firefighters felt a jolt as they rushed to fight a fire in northwest Oklahoma City. A large hole suddenly opened up on a bridge as the fire truck crossed it. Around 5 a.m. Tuesday, crews were called to a fire at a vacant duplex near N.W. 42nd Street and Indiana. As firefighters arrived, part...
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25
Dec

APPARATUS CRASH WITH ENTRAPMENT IN OK

While on the scene of an accident on the Broken Arrow Expressway, a Tulsa fire truck was hit from behind by another vehicle. Officials say crews were working on a two-car collision in the eastbound lanes of the highway near Sheridan Road when a pickup drove through the hazard cones and crashed into the back...
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