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    Default MT Vernon Fire Truck Wreck

    I am suprised no one posted this yet, a freind of mine went by shortly after it happened and send me pic on cell phone. Looks like it was a hell of a ride but thankfull every one is ok

    http://www.wsiltv.com/p/news_details...=4807&type=top


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    I was just coming on here to post about it!
    We were very fortunate that no one was injured in the accident. Both guys were wearing their seatbelts. The incident is officially under investigation by the ISP, so I don't want to tell too much about it. It does not appear that speed was the contributing factor however. From what I know about that truck and the road they were traveling on, I KNOW they weren't going excessively fast by any means.

    The truck was a 1995 75' platform. It was actually a reserve aerial that was put into service while the primary one was getting some work done to it. If anyone wants to see more pics, I'll post some on our Union's website. www.iafflocal738.org
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    Default Platform???

    Quote Originally Posted by DjInferno View Post
    I was just coming on here to post about it!
    We were very fortunate that no one was injured in the accident. Both guys were wearing their seatbelts. The incident is officially under investigation by the ISP, so I don't want to tell too much about it. It does not appear that speed was the contributing factor however. From what I know about that truck and the road they were traveling on, I KNOW they weren't going excessively fast by any means.

    The truck was a 1995 75' platform. It was actually a reserve aerial that was put into service while the primary one was getting some work done to it. If anyone wants to see more pics, I'll post some on our Union's website. www.iafflocal738.org
    You say you KNOW that they were not going excessively fast and the truck is a platform. Either the bucket got knocked off or that truck is a 75' stick.

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    haha..I didn't even notice I did that. Just dreaming I guess! The truck is a 75' stick. Thanks for the correction.
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    Is your other aerial a platform? Maybe that's where you got mixed up.

    Just trying to help.

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    Glad to see no one was hurt.
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    I got the pic sent to me on my cell that night. Where did it happen on 42nd? That looks like it's in a rural spot.

    Very, very glad that no one was hurt.

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    No...they're both sticks... We've just been looking platforms to replace that one, so I had platforms on the mind. I guess the process just got sped up a bit!

    Mike, it was just north of Woodglen Acres on N 42nd. South of those tracks before you get to Richview Road, the real rough ones.
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