Late this summer, an auction of about $8M in fire truck parts was held at the American LaFrance South Carolina plant. Where did it all go?
October 22, 2014
Three vehicles were also hit when hose fell free from Toledo Engine 9.
A Type V wildland brush truck was placed in service on Oct. 1 by the Mulvane (Kansas) Fire District No. 12 built by Emergency Fire Equipment on a Ford F-550 cab and chassis.
Cummins Inc. announced that it has released a free QuickServe Online (QSOL) mobile app for Apple iOS devices. The QSOL mobile app provides easy, on- the-go access to Cummins part options, parts catalogs and engine dataplate information.
October 20, 2014
A parts maker for International fire engines has issued a recall after authorities concluded a faulty drivetrain was responsible for a fiery fatal crash that killed six people.
A man undergoing treatment for hallucination stole the ambulance and forced two firefighter/paramedics to jump out. An engine crew pursued the unit which eventually crashed into a van.
October 17, 2014
An engine and tower were damaged at a fire that destroyed three houses.
October 17, 2014
Golden State Fire Apparatus, celebrating its 25th Anniversary in October 2014, announced a move to new offices and service center facilities located at 7400 Reese Road in Sacramento beginning on January 8, 2015.
New Auburn Fire-Rescue has recently taken delilvery of a Midwest Fire side-control tanker pumper built on a 2015 Freightliner cab and chassis.
The unite is equipped with a 2,000-gallon tank and a 1,250-gpm pump, R.O.M. roll-up doors, a Whelen Arrow...
Show and tell might be a kids game, but it works great for the fire service as a way to learn more about equipment and apparatus your neighboring fire departments have in the stations.
While responding to a call for help, Detroit Fire Department Squad 3 was struck by bricks, which narrowly missed the lieutenant.
October 17, 2014
The Montgomery County fire apparatus were responding from separate stations.
The Proctor (Vermont) Fire Department has placed a new E-ONE rescue pumper in service. The new 34-foot long engine seats six firefighters and is powered by a 450-hp engine.
The new EMS units will feature state-of-the-art equipment to promote safety for crews and the patient.
October 16, 2014
Victoria's 'Debbie' hit some mud and tipped over, but the driver is OK.
The Nicholson Area Fire Department has taken delivery of an HME, Ahrens-Fox MiniEvo engine.
Three virtually identical Pierce pumpers were purchased by fire departments in Vancouver, British Columbia.
The Grand Rapids Fire Department spent three years specifying and bidding a new rescue/pumper that resulted in the purchase of a KME Fire Apparatus with some innovative features.
October 12, 2014
The firefighter who was in the back of the ambulance jumped to safety.
October 11, 2014
After a 1973 aerial failed an inspection, Wilton voters are now considering purchasing a $500,000 used quint to replace it.
October 10, 2014
An Arlington Heights Fire Department ambulance parked in front of a hospital was stolen by a Minnesota woman who drove it 145 miles with the siren sounding.
The pilot of an air tanker was killed in a crash in Yosemite on Tuesday. All similar aircraft have been grounded.
October 8, 2014
A pilot was killed Tuesday in a crash in Yosemite.
This Seagrave ladder truck was responding to a call in Montgomery County, Md. on Monday when it caught fire.
October 7, 2014
The rig from Montgomery County was enroute to a building fire.
October 6, 2014
Inattentive drivers of fire, police or EMS vehicles accounted for 180 crashes in 2013 and 165 in 2012.