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VIDEO: Guam’s airport welcomes new Rosenbauer fire truck

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Guam’s airport welcomed a new fire truck. Apparatus #5 is an Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting Unit, or ARFF, and the Lieutenant Governor told PacificNewsCenter.com it is a “fantastic machine.” The new Rosenbauer cost nearly $900,000 and was paid for with a grant from the Federal Aviation Administration, according to KUAM.com. From KUAM.com: Apparatus Number 5 is the first of its ...

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German fire trucks donated to Sierra Leone

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Three fire trucks are headed to Sierra Leone thanks to a donation from a German fire department. Other firefighting equipment is included in the donation officials in Baden-Wurttemberg are making, SierraExpressMedia.com reported. From SierraExpressMedia.com: Sierra Leone’s Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany, Jongopie Siaka Stevens received the fire engines on behalf of the government and people of Sierra Leone. ...

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Washington department welcomes new Rosenbauer fire truck

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A new Rosenbauer fire truck was welcomed to Franklin Fire District in Washington. The $222,000 commercial side mount pump tanker is replacing a 43-year-old fire truck, Tri-CityHerald.com reported. “This is going to be more of a dual-purpose truck,” Fire Chief Steve Cooper told Tri-CityHerald.com. “It’s tough when you get the residential fires out in the rural areas and there’s no ...

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VIDEO: Yonkers fire truck, bus collide

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A Yonkers fire truck and a bus collided Wednesday. The four firefighters on the Yonkers Fire Department rig and six people on the bus were taken to the hospital, 7online.com reported. From Lohud.com: Yonkers fire engine 313 crashed into the driver’s side of an Empire City Casino bus around 6 p.m. at the intersection of Kimball and Yonkers avenues. Firefighters from ...

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Five new Pierce fire trucks welcomed in New Jersey

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Five new Pierce fire trucks were welcomed in New Jersey this week. The ladder and four pumpers will be serving North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue, NJ.com reported. “The past few years have been an exciting time for North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue, with many outstanding new members of our department and now this addition of new state-of-the-art fire protection ...

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Tractor trailer hits Irving, Texas fire truck at crash scene

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Irving, Texas firefighters were hurt Sunday when a tractor trailer struck their fire truck at a crash scene. From NBCDFW.com: According to Irving police, a firetruck was stopped on Highway 183 blocking traffic as police waited for a tow truck to remove a pickup involved in a drunken driving crash. The suspected drunken driver fled from his vehicle but was ...

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Florida fire truck struck by semi at crash scene

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A Osceola County Fire Rescue truck was damaged when it was hit by a semi truck on the scene of another crash last weekend. The Florida firefighters were working to get a driver out of a car in the original crash when the incident happened Saturday, MyNews13.com reported. After hitting the fire truck, the semi is seen in dashcam video ...

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New HME Ahrens-Fox fire truck arrives in Ohio

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There’s a new HME Ahrens-Fox fire truck at one station in Ohio. Cheviot Fire Department’s new rig cost $600,000, according to Cincinnati.com. The truck, with a 900-foot hose, is replacing a 1988 Seagrave. From Cincinnati.com: It also features bright exterior LED lighting to better illuminate fire scenes, wireless headsets for communication among firefighters, the equipment compartments are easily accessible and ...

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