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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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VIDEO: New Smeal pumper arrives in Detroit

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video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player Detroit’s new Engine 27 is the first of 10 fire trucks to be delivered to the city. Among the new technology firefighters will enjoy with the new Smeal is a back up camera, ClickonDetroit.com reported. “It’s been about 8 years since we got a new vehicle, and this is great,” Executive Fire Commissioner Edsel Jenkins ...

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Canadian city’s first fire truck to be restored

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Before one Canadian city came into existence, it had it’s first fire truck – a 1948 American LaFrance. Now, the city has set aside money to restore the old rig, TheWesternStar.com reported. From TheWesternStar.com: The City of Corner Brook, in partnership with the fire department and the College of the North Atlantic, has set the wheels in motion to bring ...

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VIDEO: New fire truck headed to Rhode Island

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A new fire truck will be heading to Rhode Island. The rig for the Narragansett Fire Department is possible due to a $769,582 grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, WPRI.com reported. The department also received a nearly $80,000 to use for equipment. Rhode Island’s senators and a congressman attended the event announcing the grant, according to WPRI.com. Read more ...

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Indiana fire truck becomes latest in line of holiday ornaments

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An Indiana fire truck is becoming a holiday ornament. The 1956 Ford, which has served the Greenwood Fire Department for 60 years, is one of this year’s Hallmark Keepsake ornaments, according to IndyStar.com. From IndyStar.com: Greenwood purchased the engine soon after it rolled out of the factory. The white fire truck stayed in active fire and rescue service until it ...

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VIDEO: California firefighters injured when truck was hit, rolled over

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Five California firefighters were injured Sunday morning after a car hit their truck, causing it to roll over. California authorities say the driver of another vehicle was attempting to merge when she hit the U.S. Forest Service fire truck, according to ABC30.com. The rig, headed to the Sierra National Forest, rolled over four times. One of the firefighters was critically ...

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