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  • Line-of-Duty Deaths 5/13

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    Posted: May 1st, 2013

    Six firefighters recently died in the line of duty in six separate incidents. Three deaths were the result of accidents, two deaths were health related and one death was the result of direct fireground operations. CAPTAIN GEORGE A. TURNER JR. , 60, of the Jericho, NY, Fire Department died on March 8. Turner suffered an apparent heart attack while responding to a motor vehicle accident on the Long Island Expressway. Turner was a member of the department for eight years. FIREFIGHTER...


  • New Deliveries 4/13

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    Posted: April 1st, 2013

    THE ST. PETE BEACH, FL, FIRE DEPARTMENT has taken delivery of an E-ONE Sidestacker 78-foot aerial built on an E-ONE Cyclone II chassis. Components include a 450-hp Cummins ISL engine, Allison EVS3000 transmission, 1,500-gpm Waterous CSU150 pump, 480-gallon water tank, 20-gallon foam tank, ALS compartment and eight-kilowatt Smart Power HR-8...


  • Hot Shots 4/13

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    Posted: April 1st, 2013

    LOS ANGELES, CA, JAN. 29, 2013 – Los Angeles Fire Department firefighters responding to a reported structure fire in North Hollywood found heavy smoke pouring out of the front door. Laying two supply lines, firefighters entered the structure, found two rooms well involved and initiated an attack. The fire was knocked down in just 15 minutes...