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    Exclamation Close call for firefighters...

    The apparatus was stuck while parked at an MVA. It was used as a blocking apparatus to protect the scene. I will post more info. as it becomes available and a press release is done. Fortunately, no firefighters were injured and the driver of the car that hit it was transported. BLOCK THOSE ROADWAY'S ETC.! Protect the scene. This can never be reiterated enough. This could have resulted in tragedy for a few firefighters...
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    Our meeting yesterday was about scene safety and that you should use trucks to block traffic and keep yourself safe. This is just creepy timing.

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    I'll glady vote to spend $150,000 on a new piece of apparatus than see a family spend 6,000 on a brother's funeral.
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    Just know, I chose my own fate. I drove by the fork in the road and went straight.

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    Dang double post.
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    Just know, I chose my own fate. I drove by the fork in the road and went straight.

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    Agreed. Twice. Close call is right.. scary though.

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    I have been struck while working at an accident scene. I give all the applause in the world to the Chief of that Department who realized that his members are more important than the vehicles and traffic. I only wish all companies could do this.

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    I believe Goldfeder has contacted our Chief of Dept. and it will be addressed in the March issue of Firehouse Magazine. You can also see a few "scene" shots of the accident at Firefighterclosecalls.com. I think it's under search for apparatus accidents or under Connecticut....

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