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    Unhappy Army Firefighter LODD

    This story has few details...so if anyone has more info, feel free to help out. Rest in peace brother.

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    Army firefighter killed in training accident

    (Fort Rucker, Alabama) -- An Army firefighter has been killed
    during a training exercise at Fort Rucker, Alabama.
    The army says says he and another man were run over by their own
    truck putting out a fire in a mock airplane. The military says the
    engine was set in "pump gear" to pump water onto the flames and
    somehow apparently slipped into drive gear and moved forward.
    One was killed. The other was treated for a leg injury and
    released.
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    The Marines had this same terrible thing happen a few years back. Things happen so fast on the fireground. Training or not every operation can be just as deadly.
    “Just when you think something is made to be Idiot Proof. They go a head and make a better Idiot”

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