Texas airport has new ARFF fire truck in its fleet


A Texas airport has a new fire truck in its fleet. The Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting rig was military surplus and cost the Montgomery County Fire Marshal’s Office about $50,000, according to YourHoustonNews.com. The ARFF is serving Conroe/North Houston Regional Airport, helping to cut response time. “With the amount of fuel and the construction of airplanes, you have a very ...

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Maine community welcomes new Pierce fire truck with Santa’s help


Folks in one Maine community got their first look at their new Pierce fire truck with Santa riding on top. Skowhegan Fire Department’s new rig, which cost $465,000, took part in the “Holiday Stroll” at the beginning of the month, CentralMaine.com reported. From CentralMaine.com: “What we really wanted to look at was a truck that met more than just one ...

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Indiana fire truck flipped over while towing rescue boats


An Indiana fire truck flipped over Saturday as it was towing rescue boats. From Fox59.com: The driver said an oncoming car crowded the center line and as the fire truck moved over to avoid contact, the back tire of the truck slipped off the roadway and the fire truck rolled onto its side. The four White River Township firefighters on ...

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New Ferrara fire truck welcomed in New York


A new Ferrara fire truck has arrived in Yonkers, New York. New Engine 304 will replace a 13-year-old rig, according to MidHudsonNews.com. The new truck is smaller than the old one, helping it fit on narrow streets. Read more about the truck on MidHudsonNews.com.

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