There is a certain skill set to urban driving that these folks learned the hard way.
Glad everyone is ok, but this should have never happened.
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05-28-2013, 08:04 PM #1
Just passing through...Very lucky.IAFF
05-28-2013, 09:07 PM #2
"Water truck?"Opinions my own. Standard disclaimers apply.
Everyone goes home. Safety begins with you.
05-28-2013, 10:28 PM #3
- Join Date
- Oct 2001
- Schenectady, NY
Hey Tree remember their tankers have wings.Stephen J Bourassa
Latham FD (NY)
member since 1969
challenge competitor since 1993
05-29-2013, 09:46 AM #4
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- Apr 2004
- Bossier Parrish, Louisiana
05-30-2013, 09:22 PM #5
We have one tender in our fleet, policy is that it never runs code 3. 3000 gallons of water, even baffled, is too much weight to be throwing around. Add to that we are a city with hydrants every few hundred feet, with few areas of open country, our drivers are used to engines and trucks, that tender when needed is a totally different animal.
Glad all are OK.~Drew
USAR TF Rescue Specialist
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