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Boston fire truck hits trolley

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A Boston fire truck hit a city trolley Tuesday. From Boston.CBSLocal.com: Boston Fire Department spokesman Steve MacDonald said an engine company from the Engine 37/Ladder 26 station struck the trolley. The station is right in front of the tracks and engines from that station cross the tracks multiple times a day, MacDonald said. No one was injured and neither the ...

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Florida department welcomes new Rosenbauer with blue touches

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There’s a new Rosenbauer with a new color scheme in Florida. Palm Coast Fire Department‘s new pumper was a year in the making and cost $360,000, News-JournalOnline.com reported. In addition to a water tank, the rig will carry foam. From News-JournalOnline.com: Perhaps most notable about the new fire engine is its paint style. The top of the truck and the ...

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New Jersey fire truck damaged at crash scene

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A New Jersey fire truck was damaged after responding to crash on an icy highway Sunday. The Bellmawr Fire Department rig was blocking crews from traffic as they tended to a driver involved in a crash on a New Jersey Turnpike overpass, Philly.com reported. A car passing the scene hit the fire truck after slidding on ice. From Philly.com: That ...

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VIDEO: New rescue truck welcomed in Albuquerque, New Mexico

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A new rescue truck was dedicated in Albuquerque, New Mexico Friday. Two paramedics will be assigned to the rig, which will serve Fire Station 2, KOB.com reported. According to a post on Albuquerque Fire Department’s Facebook page, “Citizens in the Gibson area will now have an even faster advanced EMS response time.” Read more and watch video on KOB.com. See ...

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VIDEO: Tennessee fire truck slides off road, down hill

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A Tennessee fire truck fell down a hill after hitting a patch of black icek in fog Wednesday morning. The rig, which was responding to a crash, crashed through a wooden guard rail before rolling down the hill, WLOS.com reported. From WISTV.com: Major Frank Stout said the rollover occurred about 8 a.m. inside Carriage Park, a Hendersonville mountain home community. ...

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VIDEO: Oregon fire truck headed to Mexico

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An Oregon fire truck is headed to help firefighters in Mexico. Ashland Fire and Rescue Engine 8811 was given a send off Monday, KDRV.com reported. The department has donated other apparatus to its sister city, Guanajuato, before. “This is actually our fourth engine that we’re donating to Guanajuato,” Ashland Fire and Rescue division chief Chris Chambers told KTVL.com. “We’ve also ...

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Police: Texas fire truck taken from station

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A Texas fire truck is missing, according to police in Rose Hill. From Click2Houston.com: The Rose Hill Fire Department says the thieves kicked in the door of the station, ransacked it, and then drove one of the trucks through the bay door. From KHOU.com: The truck is a red, single cab, Ford F350 with “Rosehill Fire Department” in gold lettering ...

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VIDEO: Colorado fire truck overturns on icy road

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A Colorado fire truck flipped over on icy roads Saturday. The Colorado Springs rig was headed to a fire, KRDO.com reported. No firefighters were hurt, according to KRDO.com. Officials told KKTV.com it’s been over a decade since an incident like this. Read more and see video at KRDO.com. More information and a picture are on KKTV.com.

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Indiana department welcomes new E-One

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Firefighters in Indiana have a new E-One fire truck. The new Monon Fire & Rescue tanker arrived Friday, Newsbug.info reported. Fire Chief Brad Hahn told Newsbug.info about some of the trucks features, including a “top mount pump.” The rig also has a 3,000 gallon tank. “When we roll out our engine and both of our tankers, we will be delivering ...

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