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  • Scuttlebutt 4/14

    Posted: April 1st, 2014

    Extreme Run to Benefit Fallen Heroes On May 17 and 18, runners from around the country will gather in Santa Barbara, CA, to take part in the American Hotshots Extreme Run, a 10+ mile obstacle course in the heart of California’s Wine Country. The event will include live bands, fine food from area restaurants and beverages from the wineries...

  • Fire Wire 4/14

    Posted: April 1st, 2014

    Jan. 23: Virginia Beach, VA – A bar was damaged and two neighboring businesses suffered light smoke damage after a fire in the back of the building. Firefighters suffered a minor setback while battling the blaze and waited for the power company to shut off electricity. The firefight then went defensive due to collapse concerns. Feb. 10: Ocala, FL – Firefighters responded to a vehicle collision with three adults, a 4-year-old child and a one-week-old infant. One adult was injured...

  • Speak Up 12/13: Welcome to "Las Vegas Syndrome"

    Posted: December 1st, 2013

    With a city based on desert heat, gambling, entertainment and late-night debauchery, the unexpected becomes the norm. Whether you’re one of the more than 36 million annual visitors gambling away the house payment or enjoying an adult beverage at the new “it” night club, Las Vegas, NV, has whatever you desire. Las Vegas is advertised as...

  • Fire Wire 10/13

    Posted: October 1st, 2013

    AUG. 1: LOWER WINDSOR TOWNSHIP, PA – Multiple explosions accompanied a massive fire that destroyed the city’s public works building. Numerous departments responded. A day care center in the building was closed for the summer and all road workers were out doing road work when the fire started. AUG. 3: ANGIER, NC – An elderly couple was...

  • Oshkosh Delivers 1,000th Striker ARFF to Vegas

    Press Release
    Posted: August 12th, 2013

    Oshkosh Airport Products Group, a division of Oshkosh Corporation, delivered its 1,000th Oshkosh® Striker® Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) vehicle. Striker number 1,000 was placed into service at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, Nev. The Striker 6 x 6 joins the all Striker fleet – which includes the first Striker 8 x 8...

  • Fire Wire 2/13

    Posted: February 1st, 2013

    DEC. 20: MERIDEN, CT – At least three people were displaced from their homes after a dryer fire in the basement of a condominium complex. DEC. 24: LAS VEGAS, NV – Damage was estimated at $50,000 after a fire in a large, two-story wood-frame/stucco house that likely started in a fireplace. The family of four left earlier in the day to visit...