Emergency Vehicles & Operations News

  • Ohio Man Tried To Steal Fire Truck

    CINCINNATI -- A man was shocked with a Taser gun and taken into custody Thursday after police said he tried to steal a fire truck. The incident occurred at about 2:30 p.m. on the 2700 block of North Bend...

    News • January 15th, 2010

  • N.H. Fire Vehicle Involved in Crash

    LACONIA, N.H. -- A Laconia Fire Department cruiser was involved in a crash Thursday afternoon. Officials said the fire vehicle was responding to an accident at 2:36 p.m. when it was struck by another vehicle turning left...

    News • January 7th, 2010

  • Colo. Fire Truck Gets Stuck in Hole

    DENVER -- It's not everyday you see a fire truck stuck in a hole. But that's what happened Tuesday in Denver. The truck was rounding a corner at 19th Avenue and Logan Street when it started sinking...

    News • January 5th, 2010

  • Four Tenn. FFs Hurt in Engine Roll Over

    -- Four firefighters from the White House Volunteer Fire Department who were injured responding to a wreck Sunday have been released from a hospital. According to fire officials, the firefighters were treated at Vanderbilt and released...

    News • December 29th, 2009

  • Detroit Fire Truck Slams into Vehicle

    DETROIT -- A Detroit fire truck racing to a blaze at a commercial building on Detroit's west side slammed into a vehicle Wednesday afternoon. The truck collided with the car on Buchanan Road and 14 Street...

    News • December 24th, 2009

  • Wrong Parts in Boston Truck Crash

    A Boston Fire Department contractor installed the wrong parts on Ladder 26 several months before it crashed, killing a firefighter at in early January, according to The Boston Globe.The newspaper reviewed the police report from a recent investigation...

    News • December 16th, 2009

  • 2 Fla. FFs Hurt in Tanker Rollover

    -- Crews will have to rebuild a bridge that carries traffic on the Florida Turnpike, after a fiery tractor trailer crash damaged the overpass. A semi hauling flammable cooking spray was hit by a pickup truck and caught fire...

    News • December 15th, 2009

  • Chief's Car, Taxi Collide in Wis.

    MILWAUKEE -- A fire chief responding to a natural gas leak collided with a taxi on the city's north side just before 8 a.m. Friday. According to the Milwaukee Fire Department, Battalion 2 Chief Alonzo Chapman was going...

    News • December 12th, 2009

  • No Charges in Boston Truck Death

    BOSTON -- No criminal charges will be filed in connection with a Boston Fire Department ladder truck crash that claimed the life of a fire lieutenant in January. Lt. Kevin Kelley, a 30-year veteran of the department, was...

    News • December 10th, 2009

  • Boston FF's Family Wants Trucks Replaced

    BOSTON -- The family of a Boston firefighter killed on duty says it's losing patience with city lawmakers.

    News • December 6th, 2009

  • Tire Flies Off Fla. Fire Truck, Hits People

    DANIA BEACH, Fla. --   Two people were injured Monday morning when a tire flew off a Dania Beach fire truck that was responding to a call. A representative of Dania Beach Fire Rescue said the truck was moving east in the 2300 block of Griffin Road with...

    News • November 10th, 2009

  • Idaho Truck Crashes After Tiller Left Behind

    A Boise Tiller truck leaving the station collided with a pickup truck after leaving the rear the rear driver behind, according to KIVI-TV. The ladder truck had just left Fire Station 5 to respond to a call when the tail end of the truck swung and hit the...

    News • October 30th, 2009

  • Two Responding FDNY Rigs Collide

    Oct. 24--A dozen New York City firefighters were hurt -- including a seriously injured driver who got trapped in an overturned vehicle -- when two trucks rushing to a gas leak collided in a Brooklyn intersection Saturday morning, officials...

    News • October 25th, 2009

  • Six Hurt in Pa. Fire Truck Crash

    --   Six firefighters were taken to a hospital after their truck was involved in a crash early Saturday morning in Clearfield County. The incident happened around 4 a.m.

    News • October 11th, 2009

  • Ill. FF Injured in Ambulance/Deer Crash

    A Mattoon, Ill. firefighter was hospitalized the night of Oct. 7 after the ambulance he was riding in collided with a deer, according to the Journal Gazette and Times-Courier.

    News • October 9th, 2009