FF SUES AFTER DRUNK COLLEAGUE WRECKS FIRE APPARATUS

Tuesday, December 3, 2013  A North Bangor firefighter injured when an allegedly drunk colleague flipped a fire truck can move toward trial with his claim that the fire company's lax attitude toward drinking on duty led to the crash, a federal judge has ruled.

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2 INJURED IN OH ENGINE VS. LANDSCAPING TRUCK CRASH

Monday, December 2, 2013  Three people were hurt when a Union Township fire truck and another truck collided on Monday morning.


Police say the dump truck was in the left turn lane on Clough Pike at about 8 a.m. but suddenly attempted a right turn, ... [ more ]

     



 

FFs SERIIOUS AFTER APPARATUS STRUCK BY STATE TROOPER CAR IN VA

Sunday, December 1, 2013  A Virginia State Trooper and two Bath County (VA) FF's were hospitalized last night when the trooper's cruiser hit the apparatus. 1 FF remains in serious condition-the Trooper and the other FF's were treated and released. The cras... [ more ]

   


 

THAT'S GONNA LEAVE A MARK! OOPS!

Saturday, November 30, 2013  River Forest's new 105-foot "quint" fire truck/engine was damaged Thanksgiving morning around 9 a.m. A driver en route to get fuel miscalculated the height of a viaduct at Central and Keystone and smashed into the bridge.

"There was... [ more ]

   


 

RESPONDING APPARATUS CRASH IN INDIANAPOLIS

Wednesday, November 27, 2013  An Indianapolis Fire Department engine on an emergency run collided with an Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme this afternoon on the Northside, sending a motorist to the hospital in serious condition.

The crash happened at about 4:30 p.m. at... [ more ]

     



 

FIRE ENGINE ROLLOVER IN WV

Wednesday, November 27, 2013  The chief of a Roane County volunteer fire department and a fellow firefighter suffered minor injuries Tuesday morning when the fire engine they were in overturned on the way to a fire.

Gandeeville-Harmony VFD Chief Delmas Walker ... [ more ]

   


 

ONCE AGAIN: SEAT BELTS SAVE MORE FIREFIGHTERS THIS MORNING-APPARATUS CRASH IN THE OZARKS (MISSOURI)

Monday, November 25, 2013  Two firefighters from the Sparta Fire Protection District were hospitalized when the fire truck they were in ran off the side of the road while responding to a structure fire early this morning.
FF's J.N. Cloyd, 19, of Ozark, and Jason L... [ more ]

   


 

FDNY ENGINE STRIKES SUV - CRITICAL INJURIES

Saturday, November 23, 2013  Four people were injured, two critically, after a fire truck slammed into an SUV in the Bronx Friday morning.

The fire engine was heading north on Laconia Ave. to a nearby blaze when it slammed into a sliver Honda SUV at Waring Av... [ more ]

     



 

CO ENGINE INVOLVED IN WRECK IN SNOWY WEATHER!

Thursday, November 21, 2013  Colorado Springs police say there were more than 70 accidents Thursday morning as wintry weather hit the area for the first time this season.

The Colorado Springs Fire Department says one those accidents involved their on... [ more ]

   


 

LADDER TRUCK CAN'T MAKE IT DOWN DRIVEWAY - BLOCKS OTHERS RESPONDING TO HOUSE FIRE

Thursday, November 21, 2013  hillside home in Mukilteo burned to the ground Wednesday morning in part because a large fire truck got stuck on winding roads and driveways leading to the fire, causing a delay that could have made a difference, fire officials said.

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